Saturday, March 27, 2010

Good Reads/Random Cool Sites (3/27/2010)

Texas prepares to execute an innocent man. Basically 1) Hank Skinner was so drunk/stoned at the time that he would have been physically incapable of the murders for which he was convicted, 2) there was another good suspect, and 3) his court-appointed lawyer had a conflict of interest and fell down on the job. Even so, the government refuses to allow Skinner access to the DNA evidence that could exonerate him. The technical legal aspects of the case are discussed here.

The war on WikiLeaks.

The History of White People.

The Arachnid Hall of Fame.

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