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MEHOKIE

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Suicide is different from being killed or dying awaiting appeal


It is an affirmative act to end his appeal. The purpose of the law is to protect the defendant in the pursuit of justice. Here, the defendant sought to thwart justice and thus should not be extended the protection of the law.


(In response to this post by 48zip)

Posted: 04/21/2017 at 6:41PM



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Aaron Hernandez twists and turns, and Mass. law. -- 48zip 04/21/2017 12:30PM
  I didn't hear that but I heard that his estate can now claim... -- SteveInBaltimore 04/21/2017 2:32PM
  He was convicted in another murder ** -- MEHOKIE 04/21/2017 3:58PM
  But it will go away. That's the point. -- 48zip 04/21/2017 4:26PM
  Blame Mass for not repealing it. ** -- 48zip 04/21/2017 9:09PM
  His mom's lawyer said the suit is moving forward ** -- capitals1 04/21/2017 3:55PM
  Would guess the answer is... -- EDGEMAN 04/21/2017 3:36PM
  First couple of years of what? ** -- PhotoHokieNC 04/21/2017 2:45PM
  Extra ditto here ,too. ** -- PhotoHokieNC 04/21/2017 4:21PM
  Great, now you tell me! ** -- HWA 04/21/2017 2:49PM
  He, uh, did commit suicide. ** -- 48zip 04/23/2017 5:42PM

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