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Givens and Expectations

The Judgment of Solomon, 1617 - Peter Paul Rubens

The Judgment of Solomon, 1617 – Peter Paul Rubens

It’s good to hear that the attorneys for Eddie Ray Routh have filed a motion for a new trial, appealing his conviction and sentence of life imprisonment.  It never gelled that what we’d garnered was justice; only vengeance.  And it was in our quest for that self-righteous reprisal that we lost our best shot at a fair trial.  See, along the way, we ignored many of the trials givens and the expectation they created. Continue reading

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