sam's notes

notes on government, sports and popular culture

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

 
Hoggard praises the N&R for putting springsteen above the fold instead of the Jackson verdict. I'm not so sure. The verdict, which I considered somewhat surprising, is still a big story. Perhaps not a banner headline, but certainly above the fold, at least in this subscriber's opinion.

I know our jury system's not perfect, but it's all we have. The Jackson jurors deliberated longer than OJ's jurors, which would lead anyone to believe they considered the matter carefully.

But is it unreasonable to be disturbed by comments from jurors following the case? One believes Jackson has molested children in the past, while another expressed personal disdain for the accuser's mother.

Better that a guilty man go free than an innocent man be locked up.


Archives

June 2004   July 2004   August 2004   September 2004   October 2004   November 2004   December 2004   January 2005   February 2005   March 2005   April 2005   May 2005   June 2005   July 2005   August 2005   September 2005   October 2005   November 2005   December 2005   January 2006   February 2006   March 2006   April 2006   May 2006   June 2006   July 2006  

This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?