[conspire] (forw) Re: [Evals] Hans Reiser found guilty

Mark Weisler mark at weisler-saratoga-ca.us
Mon Apr 28 20:19:33 PDT 2008

On Monday 28 April 2008 16:00:23 Rick Moen wrote:
> And, jeez.  First-degree murder, too.  I really can't see even
> elimination of reasonable doubt on any crime at all, honestly.
> ----- Forwarded message from Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> -----
> Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 15:58:36 -0700
> From: Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com>
> To: evals at lists.merlins.org
> Subject: Re: [Evals] Hans Reiser found guilty
> Quoting Johannes Erdfelt (johannes at erdfelt.com):
> > http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/04/28/BA9O10D8B4.DT
> >L
> >
> > Color me surprised after reading the summaries posted on the list by
> > Rick.
> >
> > Did something happen recently that we didn't hear about?
> Well, I've been trying to catch up on the testimony, and hadn't quite
> finished.  I didn't really see anything new that I considered damning.
> (I managed to lose the draft write-up I had, a few days ago.  Dumb edit
> error.)
> \
This does nothing to elevate my confidence in the American legal system.
And that confidence has been declining each decade I live.
This seems like some obscene popularity contest as to whether the jury likes 
the defendant.


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