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Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Legal experts responded with alarm Monday to a ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court's right-wing majority that could lead to the indefinite imprisonment and even execution of people who argue their lawyers didn't provide adequate representation after convictions in state court.

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One can only hope that Uncle Thomas runs into this ruling some day.

#1 | Posted by Yodagirl at 2022-05-24 07:00 PM | Reply

New thread, same set of lies pumped by the media to divide us.

The truth ... .Martinez murdered his girlfriend by stabbing her 18;times with scissors, murdered her 15 year old daughter with a box cutter, and pausing to rape her (for the fifth time ) while she bled to death. These facts are not in dispute. What the Supreme Court ruling says is. That this monster ( who has already exhausted his appeals in the state Courts) doesn't get an opportunity to be heard in Federal Court whining that his lawyer didn't do a good enough job presenting his mitigating circumstances. What the ruling says is that a State Supreme Court verdict is respected, and that the federal Court of Appeals will only intervene when there is clear and compelling new evidence of innocence, or an indication that a gross miscarriage of justice. In this case, there wasn't.

#2 | Posted by Miranda7 at 2022-05-24 11:26 PM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

Correction, Ramirez. His name is David Martinez Ramirez. He has been on Death Row for more than 30 years,

#3 | Posted by Miranda7 at 2022-05-24 11:31 PM | Reply

Wellll they probably penciled it out and came to the conclusion that it was more cost-effective to do that than pay reparations and rehabilitations for decades of trashing people's lives.

#4 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2022-05-25 05:16 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

Huh?

#5 | Posted by Miranda7 at 2022-05-25 07:40 AM | Reply

Headline should be Ruling BY TOTALLY ILLEGITIMATE SUPREME COURT Ensures That Innocent People Will Remain Imprisoned

#6 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2022-05-25 12:45 PM | Reply

Exactly Speaksoftly. To paraphrase Maureen Dowd in her article about the SCOTUS leak a week or so ago, "We have 5 political operatives masquerading as impartial jurists." And then there's Clarence Thomas......

#7 | Posted by Yodagirl at 2022-05-25 03:02 PM | Reply

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