Mudcat Café message #3648429 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #155090   Message #3648429
Posted By: GUEST
05-Aug-14 - 04:13 AM
Thread Name: BS: USA sliding into depravity (botched execution)
Subject: RE: BS: USA sliding into depravity (botched execution)
"if they'd been hanged. They'd have been forgotten and the whole community would have been satisfied"

I think the judge may have been wrong in this assumption. I think it more likely that the families would have continued their efforts to demonstrate the men's innocence, and the public outrage would have been all the greater when it was finally proved.