Sentence in Denison killing appealed to high court
Lawyers trying to get James Biela off Nevada's death row said Monday his sentence was emotionally motivated by an avalanche of news coverage and a public campaign for justice for the 19-year-old woman he was convicted of raping and strangling.
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#1 May 7, 2012
So an appeal can be submitted by the defense because there was too much pro-death penalty publicity, but the prosecution cannot make an appeal if there was too much anti-death penalty news! That's the facts!
Same thing can be said if the murderer's family gets up and cries, begs, and pleas on the stand -- no appeal allowed, but if the victim's family & friends do the same thing, not one, but many appeals for years.
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