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sandnsea Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-12-04 05:35 PM
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61. Gee
There's this one, for starters. I suppose this guy is automatically guilty, because what are the odds he isn't.

"In San Francisco, 24-year-old Evelyn Hernandez was a week away from delivering a second son when she disappeared last May with her 5-year-old boy. Her torsoclad in maternity clotheswas found in the bay three months later. Her son remains missing. The married man she was dating has cooperated with police, and no arrests have been made."

http://www.now.org/issues/violence/043003pregnant.html
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  -Scott Peterson case dismissed foreman: "The evidence was garbage" Bluebear  Nov-12-04 03:58 PM   #0 
  - Agreed.  DrWeird   Nov-12-04 03:59 PM   #1 
  - I think we may be in the minority  Bluebear   Nov-12-04 04:00 PM   #3 
     - Nothing brings out the bloodthirsty conservative in people...  DrWeird   Nov-12-04 04:12 PM   #6 
        - I never thought...  Bluebear   Nov-12-04 04:21 PM   #9 
  - How the HELL can they dismiss a juror just because...  PROGRESSIVE1   Nov-12-04 03:59 PM   #2 
  - How the hell can they throw ballots out just because...  Ducks In A Row   Nov-12-04 04:02 PM   #4 
  - Indeed. nt  Bluebear   Nov-12-04 04:03 PM   #5 
  - "The evidence is garbage" is probably why  sangh0   Nov-12-04 04:17 PM   #7 
     - Huh?  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 04:20 PM   #8 
     - Wonderful avatar....I met her a few years ago  Bluebear   Nov-12-04 04:22 PM   #10 
     - Inspirational  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 04:37 PM   #20 
     - I'll clarify  sangh0   Nov-12-04 04:37 PM   #19 
     - This is how prosecutors work, they throw all the spaghetti  kostya   Nov-12-04 05:44 PM   #71 
     - Sounds like he said it AFTER seeing the evidence  Ducks In A Row   Nov-12-04 04:43 PM   #27 
        - Read H2O Man's post near the end of the thread  sangh0   Nov-12-04 04:51 PM   #34 
           - An anonymous source  H2O Man   Nov-12-04 05:23 PM   #53 
              - Thanks  sangh0   Nov-12-04 05:26 PM   #55 
              - Sure.  H2O Man   Nov-12-04 05:32 PM   #58 
                 - Now THAT I completely missed  sangh0   Nov-12-04 05:32 PM   #60 
                 - Not unless they had two stories  H2O Man   Nov-12-04 05:46 PM   #75 
                 - Okay. Got it. n/t  mountainvue   Nov-12-04 05:45 PM   #73 
              - And he was dismissed  mountainvue   Nov-12-04 05:43 PM   #69 
                 - No he was not.  H2O Man   Nov-12-04 05:48 PM   #77 
  - Fry in hell!  Generator   Nov-12-04 04:22 PM   #11 
  - Well, excuse me for posting!  Bluebear   Nov-12-04 04:26 PM   #12 
  - Contrary to popular opinion, "circumstantial" evidence isn't bad evidence,  AP   Nov-12-04 04:28 PM   #13 
  - I never meant to imply it's bad evidence  Bluebear   Nov-12-04 04:30 PM   #14 
  - You can't overturn a verdict on the evidence anyway. Only on the law.  AP   Nov-12-04 04:33 PM   #15 
     - No I think it's still too early for links about the jurors  Bluebear   Nov-12-04 04:34 PM   #16 
        - Then maybe it's too early for posts like the OP here?  AP   Nov-12-04 04:37 PM   #18 
           - The OP said 'reported on CNN.'  Bluebear   Nov-12-04 04:38 PM   #22 
  - Usually a bit more conclusive  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 04:36 PM   #17 
  - TMOT, there's been MUCH flimsier  sangh0   Nov-12-04 04:39 PM   #23 
  - Well that's true  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 04:45 PM   #28 
  - The circumstantial evidence was a bit overwhelming.  AP   Nov-12-04 04:40 PM   #24 
  - A bunch of shit?  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 04:47 PM   #31 
  - Where'd they find her body?  AP   Nov-12-04 04:47 PM   #32 
     - That's what I said  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 04:52 PM   #35 
        - How many bodies do they pull from the East Bay every year? Three? How  AP   Nov-12-04 04:56 PM   #38 
           - Gee  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 05:35 PM   #61 
              - Bad analogy  sangh0   Nov-12-04 05:40 PM   #65 
              - They did find Ms H's wallet at her bf's place of work.  AP   Nov-12-04 05:44 PM   #70 
              - Electrocute him, you bet  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 06:09 PM   # 
                 - Don't worry. That guy hasn't even been charged.  AP   Nov-12-04 06:12 PM   #88 
                    - That's the whole point  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 06:13 PM   #89 
                       - Hello? If they didn't have evidence on Peterson they would have treated  AP   Nov-12-04 06:16 PM   #91 
                          - Different prosecutors  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 06:23 PM   #92 
                             - Same America. Here's what I think: white middle class men who commit  AP   Nov-12-04 06:29 PM   #96 
                                - Uhm, you side-stepped my question  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 06:38 PM   #99 
                                   - I don't understand the question or its relevance.  AP   Nov-12-04 06:50 PM   #103 
                                      - Let's call it  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 07:32 PM   #109 
              - I have no idea  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 05:58 PM   #84 
                 - I see.  sangh0   Nov-12-04 08:14 PM   #110 
              - I think you're proving my point. Pregnant women with cheating boyfriends  AP   Nov-12-04 05:42 PM   #68 
                 - Which isn't proof of guilt  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 05:51 PM   #79 
                    - Which is why they haven't pressed charges yet. Duh.  AP   Nov-12-04 05:56 PM   #83 
                       - Looking for evidence  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 06:07 PM   #85 
                          - And they wouldn't have charged Peterson with as little evidence.  AP   Nov-12-04 06:09 PM   #86 
                             - I had a "hunch"  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 06:11 PM   #87 
                                - What are you basing this antipathy towards the Peterson jury upon?  AP   Nov-12-04 06:14 PM   #90 
  - Where he went fishing and where the body was found was an hour away  Quixote1818   Nov-12-04 08:26 PM   #111 
  - No.  mountainvue   Nov-12-04 05:15 PM   #50 
  - Some people have been convicted of murder without a body being produced.  AP   Nov-12-04 06:23 PM   #93 
     - Very very few  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 06:46 PM   #102 
        - They didn't spend months talking about three pieces of evidence. There...  AP   Nov-12-04 06:55 PM   #106 
           - Motive  sandnsea   Nov-12-04 07:08 PM   #108 
  - it was very lame here because ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 04:41 PM   #25 
  - And that's according to Entertainment Tonight?  AP   Nov-12-04 04:43 PM   #26 
     - hey, it won a Peabody or something ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 04:55 PM   #37 
        - It's a court of law, not a science laboratory  sangh0   Nov-12-04 04:58 PM   #39 
           - Maybe the jury heard that he bought duct tape and plastic wrap and they...  AP   Nov-12-04 05:01 PM   #40 
           - geez, AP, I bought some duct tape last week.  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 05:02 PM   #42 
              - Are you cheating on your pregnant wife? Is she going to turn up dead  AP   Nov-12-04 05:08 PM   #44 
                 - well ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 05:20 PM   #52 
                    - Physical evidence is not what you think it is  sangh0   Nov-12-04 05:31 PM   #57 
                       - exactly, even that ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 05:32 PM   #59 
                          - But that point isn't accurate  sangh0   Nov-12-04 05:36 PM   #63 
                             - how ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 05:38 PM   #64 
                                - I saw you  sangh0   Nov-12-04 05:40 PM   #67 
                                   - You saw me?  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 05:46 PM   #74 
                                      - You can't distract me,  sangh0   Nov-12-04 05:50 PM   #78 
                                         - ok ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 06:26 PM   #94 
                                            - Yes, it's a "swearing match"  sangh0   Nov-12-04 06:54 PM   #104 
                                               - crap cases ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 07:01 PM   #107 
           - Sorry but ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 05:01 PM   #41 
              - You think there weren't people like you on that jury, and that the judge  AP   Nov-12-04 05:05 PM   #43 
              - remember this ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 05:13 PM   #47 
              - Justice fails when innocent people have incompetent defenses.  AP   Nov-12-04 05:18 PM   #51 
                 - Well said.  H2O Man   Nov-12-04 05:40 PM   #66 
              - I think it's important to note, that no one here was on that jury  Castilleja   Nov-12-04 05:47 PM   #76 
              - Well, I"m glad to hear that  sangh0   Nov-12-04 05:09 PM   #45 
                 - You'd want Peppbelly on your jury if you were justly accused.  AP   Nov-12-04 05:14 PM   #48 
                    - Well  sangh0   Nov-12-04 05:15 PM   #49 
                    - I do not know why ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 05:26 PM   #54 
                       - Lighten up. It was joke. If you'll only convict people with direct totally  AP   Nov-12-04 05:36 PM   #62 
                          - peace and to tell the truth ... many shouldn't be who are convicted.  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 05:44 PM   #72 
                             - What exactly was your role in these criminal investigations?  AP   Nov-12-04 05:51 PM   #80 
                             - I was a criminal ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 06:28 PM   #95 
                                - How many middle class white men charged with crimes against  AP   Nov-12-04 06:33 PM   #98 
                                   - didn't get to deal much with white middle class men ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 06:39 PM   #100 
                                      - And then you take that to court, and if the defendant doesn't have a good  AP   Nov-12-04 06:43 PM   #101 
                                         - maybe ...  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 06:55 PM   #105 
                             - There is very little chance of the death penalty  H2O Man   Nov-12-04 05:51 PM   #81 
                                - He's also a white man who committed a crime against his wife. I suspect  AP   Nov-12-04 05:53 PM   #82 
                                   - If it were in Texas, Oklahoma, or Florida, he would get dripolated. nt  Pepperbelly   Nov-12-04 06:30 PM   #97 
  - True and false.  H2O Man   Nov-12-04 04:45 PM   #29 
  - Direct evidence: video camera footage. A written admission of guilt.  AP   Nov-12-04 04:50 PM   #33 
     - hundreds of cases go to trial  H2O Man   Nov-12-04 05:29 PM   #56 
  - And how many people get released years later when real evidence shows up  Ducks In A Row   Nov-12-04 04:46 PM   #30 
     - When some real evidence comes along to exhonerate Peterson, they can  AP   Nov-12-04 04:52 PM   #36 
  - CNN had a story  H2O Man   Nov-12-04 04:38 PM   #21 
  - Where the hell was Geragos? n/t  mountainvue   Nov-12-04 05:10 PM   #46 
 

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