Thursday, January 02, 2014

What happens when you let lawyers re-write your constitution

Chaneya Kelly on Falsely Accusing Her Father of Rape -- New York Magazine: the accuser was not allowed to withdraw her charges and the legal system, protecting its own, went on with the prosecution of an innocent man. Particularly rich: the Judges' contention that the accused was a liar when the incriminating statements that were relied on by the prosecution to convict him were elicited by wall of deliberate lies. 

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