Tuesday, December 1, 2009
29 Years on Death Row Is Not Cruel and Unusual If They Kill You In the End
There appears to be some doubt whether Mr. Johnson did the deed, and no doubt that the prosecution and police were engaged in misconduct and manipulation of so-called eyewitnesses. Oh well, why let a little thing like doubt get in the way of a good state sanctioned killing.
Govenor Phil Bredesen has denied clemency.
For more on the Johnson case: http://www.tennessean.com/article/20091128/NEWS03/911280346/TN+killer+set+to+die+next+week+asks+for+stay+of+execution