December 13, 2005
The Tookie Files
As the debate rages on until the break of dawn, I'll provide formal documents here at Cobb.
District Attorney Steve Cooley's document requesting denial of clemency can be found here. Governor Arnold Schwartzenegger's actual denial of clemency can be found here.
Posted by mbowen at December 13, 2005 11:23 AM
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I was going to link the same thing. It's unsettling the reliance on testimony from immunified crimminals.
If Tookie can be redeemed, then indemnified criminals can tell the truth. The latter is more believable than the former.
Posted by: Cobb at December 13, 2005 12:45 PM
heh. here's memer's rule for capital punishment: if a substantial portion of the evidence makes you a) cock an eyebrow or b) look away in unease... don't kill the guy. what can i say, i'm a simple man.
Posted by: Anonymous at December 13, 2005 01:08 PM