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  •  Y'awll know that a good lawyer (1+ / 0-)
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    probably could get a torture conviction by making the torture that was shown in the destroyed tapes much worse than it actually was .... in the minds of the jurors anyway.

    Course there never will be a torture trial.

    If you are older than 55, never take a sleeping pill and a laxative at the same time!

    by fredlonsdale on Fri Apr 16, 2010 at 06:22:36 PM PDT

    •  We need private prosecutions. (0+ / 0-)

      Clearly all our federal DAs are crooked as can be by now (after the many purges).

      I don't understand how the right of private prosecution, a fundamental right under common law, got removed.  It should be protected by the 9th amendment....

      -5.63, -8.10. Learn about Duverger's Law.

      by neroden on Fri Apr 16, 2010 at 09:15:30 PM PDT

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