Thursday, November 12, 2015

After 43 Years in Solitary, This Man Faces “One of the Most Surreal Trials of All Time"

...the AG has announced his intention to pursue another trial—even though all of the purported witnesses are dead and the victim's widow is opposed to it. "In what would surely be one of the most surreal trials of all time," notes David Cole, who covered the case for The New Yorker, "the state proposes to retry the case by having stand-ins read from the transcripts of these witnesses' prior testimony."


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