[conspire] Hans Reiser found guilty

Deirdre Saoirse Moen deirdre at deirdre.net
Mon Apr 28 18:48:33 PDT 2008

On Mon, 28 Apr 2008, Eric De MUND wrote:

> Agreed. (IMHO) The jury's finding was plain nuttiness. I can't see why
> defendants don't opt for bench trials much, much more than they do.
> Hoping this is all reversed on appeal,

It's not possible to have a capital case be a bench trial. Also, in
criminal cases, my understanding is that the appeal is predicated on the
assumption that one is guilty (because one has been convicted).

Criminal appeals are much harder than civil appeals.

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