Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Two buck books

From: Tapani Bagge (
Date: 16 Oct 2007

But what if the verdict is wrong, and you hang an innocent guy? Someone who just happens to look like Ted Bundy?

I think there's enough argument against the death penalty there.

And that's where "the wrong man" theme comes from. Noir as hell.

  Tapani Bagge

Rick Ollerman kirjoitti 16.10.2007 kello 14.30:

> I always thought that capital punishment would be a deterrent if ten
> minutes after a guilty verdict the Ted Bundys were swinging from a
> tree. A dozen years on seemingly endless appeals removes all
> immediacy and sense of consequence for the crime. The actual "death"
> part of the sentence is too abstract to function that way.

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