... is it better that one guilty man go free, or that one innocent man be executed in error? This Ohio case has dragged on for 18 years; now a federal appeals court in Ohio, the 6th US Circuit Court of Appeals, has ruled that a convicted murderer must be retried within 90 days or set free, and in their judgement declared: "Because constitutional errors have undermined our confidence in the reliability of Richey's conviction and sentence, we reverse the decision."
I have to 'fess up. I am against the use of capital punishment, which I consider merely state-sanctioned murder. Murder is wrong. I am not neutral in any way on this issue.