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  •  I am sure they will try to plea (4+ / 0-)
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    bargain anyway to avoid the death penalty.  My bet is there  is so much evidence the prosecution will take it to court in order to get the death penalty.  It will be a quick trial even without a confession.

    Republican tax policies have led to financial conditions which have caused Republicans to demand cuts to programs they have always opposed.

    by AppleP on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 09:14:52 AM PDT

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    •  Every lawyer's comment on this case that I've seen (2+ / 0-)
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      stresses that the only achievable goal is to keep him from being executed.  That's the best that he can hope for.

      "We *can* go back to the Dark Ages! The crust of learning and good manners and tolerance is so thin!" -- Sinclair Lewis

      by Nespolo on Thu Apr 25, 2013 at 09:47:33 AM PDT

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