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For me the story is noteworthy for a lot of reasons: Silverberg's society seems more interested in convicting thoughtcrimes than violence or theft (our protagonist is punished for the crime of emotional coldness).
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A man comes back from the dead to avenge himself against those who played a part in convicting him of murder.
They have a strong vested personal interest in convicting the few cases that are brought before them.
DNA evidence is now as important as fingerprints in convicting criminals and freeing innocent suspects.
I take seriously the objection to this view that in convicting this person, you are punishing them without retributive warrant and using them as a means to the end of community safety.
Based on the evidence at hand, a petty jury had no difficulty in convicting the two women of larceny.
In his address of the 8th December last, President Roosevelt said, "It is discreditable to us as a nation that there should be difficulty in convicting murderers."
A three-member bench comprising Justices Gauri Bahadur Karki, Bhola Prasad Kharel and Om Prakash Mishra slapped the jail term convicting Sadhu Ram Thapa, a storekeeper of the NTC Patan branch office, of amassing Rs 36.16 lakhs through the unauthorised sale of recharge cards.
Mr. Keefer – how can you conclude that the Judge (in convicting the youth) accepted Neander’s charge of fabricating evidence?
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They don’t want to look like they made a mistake in convicting him, but really this decision to not allow the DNA test makes them far less credible than potentially clearing a prisoner’s name.
Wonk Room » In 5-4 Decision, Conservative Supreme Court Denies DNA Evidence To Potentially Innocent Man
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