Daily Archives: August 14, 2011

The Casey Anthony Probation Thing (Update)

Scott Greenfield covers it, better than I would at this point.

There’s a level of disgust you reach sometimes that makes for poor writing and with respect to the Casey Anthony thing I think I reached it.  I was hoping someone else would say what needed to be said.

Judge Perry has descended from his already low level to something downright creepy.

Update:  This is a laugh.  From Judge Perry’s order:

“No attorney should conduct himself or herself in a way that impedes an order of the court …. our system of justice should never be in the position of rewarding someone who willfully hides the ball.”

Prosecutors are rewarded for willfully “hiding the ball” all the time.  But neither Judge Perry nor other judges nor even the Supreme Court gives a shit about that.  Apparently when prosecutors do it, it doesn’t “mock justice”.  See here and here.  And don’t forget Pottawattamie County v. McGhee.  SCOTUS got to duck that one under their own Rule 46.

Continue reading



Filed under wrongful convictions