Clemency: ‘A Legal Fiction’

September 23, 2011 § Leave a comment

In light of yesterday’s events, I want to share this article with you: Trial by Fire: Did Texas Execute an Innocent Man? written by David Grann of the New Yorker.

If the article doesn’t move you (and perhaps convince you thoroughly of the problems with the clemency system (“a legal fiction”)), then you must have the emotional capacity of lichen.

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