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Prosecution could have been avoided with more thorough investigation

...They visited an injured and drugged Raymond in the hospital after a car accident, treating his confused responses as a "confession," and relying on this for the bulk of their case. Thankfully, the jury didn't buy it, and neither did Judge Bauman...
Rich Lowry: Warning - literature ahead

...peg-legged captain, and highly specie-ist (just ask the whales). Where would the trigger warning even begin for "The Confessions of Nat Turner," or "Absalom, Absalom!," twisted, deeply disturbing works about the American slave South that are...
Why does God ask questions

...moment of silence and eyes looking around, when Simon Peter blurts out what he believes and knows about Jesus. Peter's confession revealed that he believed Jesus was God and that Jesus was the only way to God. Jesus replied to Peter with words of affirmation...
Jury convicts Alaska man in Coast Guard killings

...authorities immediately focused on Wells and ignored other possible suspects. They said prosecutors had no eyewitnesses, no confession, no murder weapon and no physical evidence linking Wells to the homicides.Wells served eight years in the Navy and 13 with...
God creative and inventive

I want to make a confession. I love technology and toys. I may be 56, but I preach from an iPad after studying Bible on an iMac. And now a new toy has...
False confession expert gives lecture at Kenai Courthouse

...tragedy is false confessions can only be meaningfully...prevent the false confession from ever occurring." False confessions and incriminating...he said. "The confession is powerful evidence...idea of false confessions, so to have someone...
Rich Lowry: Jeremiah Denton for the ages Hoa Lo Prison, or the Hanoi Hilton, where he led the resistance to the North Vietnamese efforts to extract propaganda confessions from their prisoners.As Denton related in his book, "When Hell Was in Session," they tried to starve one out of him...
Prosecutors lay out case in Coast Guard homicides

...defender Rich Curtner of Anchorage and defense attorney Peter Offenbecher of Seattle. Prosecutors have no eyewitnesses, no confession, no murder weapon and no physical evidence linking Wells to the homicides, they said in a trial brief. "The government...
Bob Franken: Fatal fatalism

...humiliation barely was noticed, so much so that the very same TV stations carrying stories about the billion-dollar fine and confession were running Toyota commercials within an hour. Those who noticed at all simply shrugged their shoulders. It was no more...


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