Singing Loudly: It Wasn't Me

Singing Loudly

Friday, February 06, 2009

It Wasn't Me

It's too bad that faulty and flawed eyewitness lineups are used to convict people. Sometimes those lineups get the right person, but they also are the basis for convictions of innocent people. Texas is one place where we are seeing it with cases like that of Texas Tech student Tim Cole. He was convicted of sexual assault and spent 14 years in prison until he died of asthma.

Now let's just ignore that the Texas Department of Criminal Justice should not have inmates dying of asthma. They shouldn't be imprisoning innocent men. Sadly, the DA has said things like it doesn't really matter because he died anyhow. Thankfully Judge Baird has allowed his conviction to be exonerated posthumously.


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