Texas inmate executed for killing 12-...

Texas inmate executed for killing 12-year-old girl

There are 14 comments on the The Kansas City Star story from Oct 10, 2012, titled Texas inmate executed for killing 12-year-old girl. In it, The Kansas City Star reports that:

A Texas man whose lawyers said he was mentally ill and incompetent for execution has been put to death for killing a 12-year-old girl more than a decade ago.Forty-four-year-old Jonathan Green received lethal injection Wednesday night, after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a last-minute appeal to spare him from punishment.

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sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#1 Oct 10, 2012
good, who's next?

sage won

“life under BO”

Since: Sep 12

buena vista

#2 Oct 10, 2012
Might have known, he killed a white girl, a 12 year old white girl, good riddance, hooray for Texas.
cute donkeys

Springfield, NJ

#3 Oct 10, 2012
In the old days they knew how to take care of savages like this one
DENG

Nanjing, China

#4 Oct 11, 2012
GEE, AND GEORGE W BUSH MAY HAVE KILLED 1,000,000.00 TWELVE YEAR OLDS, IN AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ, AND HE GETS A "WELL DONE" FROM THE ZIONAZI FASCISTS IN THE UNITED STATES AND A HUGE PENSION???
3OHA

San Jose, CA

#5 Oct 11, 2012
Deng Dong goes the cracked Commie chink bell.
Lonewolf

Leesville, SC

#6 Oct 11, 2012
He was mentally ill,right. He had enough sanity about him to try and conceal the body.These simains aren't mentally ill,just mentally deficient.What took the state so long to put this animal down?
Robert

Douglasville, GA

#7 Oct 11, 2012
Good sounds like they got one right this time, hate it when Texas executes innocent people really looks bad when they do that .
3OHA

San Jose, CA

#8 Oct 11, 2012
Robert wrote:
Good sounds like they got one right this time, hate it when Texas executes innocent people really looks bad when they do that .
Apparently, you're much more intelligent and privy to the facts than all the judges in all the many appeals for each of these monsters.
klauskiller

Gießen, Germany

#9 Oct 11, 2012
Usa IS oK! good IDEA the leathal injection that should they also do here in Europe, letal injection is more human, mostly we use the galow here in eastern europe for those crooks!

Since: Feb 08

Kagoshima, Japan

#10 Oct 11, 2012
Almost All Japanese Crimes Are Parody in End

http://park.geocities.jp/jpcdebate/0103/p031....

It is a miserable conclusion, but it is true.
Robert

Douglasville, GA

#11 Oct 11, 2012
3OHA wrote:
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Apparently, you're much more intelligent and privy to the facts than all the judges in all the many appeals for each of these monsters.
No you don't have to be very smart to know that they got this guy cold. However, in Texas there have been problems with wrongful convictions including executing an innocent man. I saw a documentary on the execution of falsely convicted Cameron Todd Willingham. I thought surely this is not true and the more I read the more I realized how broken parts of the system are. The reason is simple, DNA is a forensic science developed by medical scientist, the rest of the stuff they use and call science was developed by law enforcement not real scientist so they make mistakes sometimes.
3OHA

San Jose, CA

#12 Oct 11, 2012
Robert wrote:
<quoted text>
No you don't have to be very smart to know that they got this guy cold. However, in Texas there have been problems with wrongful convictions including executing an innocent man. I saw a documentary on the execution of falsely convicted Cameron Todd Willingham. I thought surely this is not true and the more I read the more I realized how broken parts of the system are. The reason is simple, DNA is a forensic science developed by medical scientist, the rest of the stuff they use and call science was developed by law enforcement not real scientist so they make mistakes sometimes.
The claims associated to Willingham were spurious and long after the fact. Appeals courts repeatedly considered the actual evidence. Closely examining the evidence, including the burn patterns, clearly shows the fire was set with an accelerant in the children's room. Such contrarian afterthought claims contained meaningless assertions such as "IF there was an accelerant container on the porch." Well, "IF" there was a flying saucer zapping the house, all of our conclusions could be modified. Claims that flash fires could cause the burn patterns and progress don't make sense in light of the more extensive burn at place of origin. There are many instances of people constructing imaginative concepts to free guilty men and women, simply because they don't like the death penalty. DNA had nothing to do with the Willingham case. Most cases freeing people on DNA evidence preceded the now common, thorough DNA examinations done in forensic case building. The number of questionable cases will continue to decrease, as the caseloads are brought into the current time-frame. Willingham was guilty. Listening to late night radio will discover thousands of people willing to claim otherwise for a buck and a little recognition.
DENG

Nanjing, China

#13 Oct 11, 2012
YEP, GEORGE W BUSH IS A MURDERER--MURDERED MILLIONS, THE REASON HIS WIFE DETESTS HIM--AND IN A DEMOCRACY HE'D HAVE BEEN PUT ON TRIAL A LONG TIME AGO.
DENG wrote:
GEE, AND GEORGE W BUSH MAY HAVE KILLED 1,000,000.00 TWELVE YEAR OLDS, IN AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ, AND HE GETS A "WELL DONE" FROM THE ZIONAZI FASCISTS IN THE UNITED STATES AND A HUGE PENSION???
Robert

Douglasville, GA

#14 Oct 14, 2012
3OHA wrote:
<quoted text>
The claims associated to Willingham were spurious and long after the fact. Appeals courts repeatedly considered the actual evidence. Closely examining the evidence, including the burn patterns, clearly shows the fire was set with an accelerant in the children's room. Such contrarian afterthought claims contained meaningless assertions such as "IF there was an accelerant container on the porch." Well, "IF" there was a flying saucer zapping the house, all of our conclusions could be modified. Claims that flash fires could cause the burn patterns and progress don't make sense in light of the more extensive burn at place of origin. There are many instances of people constructing imaginative concepts to free guilty men and women, simply because they don't like the death penalty. DNA had nothing to do with the Willingham case. Most cases freeing people on DNA evidence preceded the now common, thorough DNA examinations done in forensic case building. The number of questionable cases will continue to decrease, as the caseloads are brought into the current time-frame. Willingham was guilty. Listening to late night radio will discover thousands of people willing to claim otherwise for a buck and a little recognition.
Don't get me wrong because they are guilty well almost everyone of them anyway. You have to be really ignorant to believe what some back woods fire chief who relied on outdated theories and folklore to justify the determination of arson over someone like Gerald Hurst. What they called pour patterns were simply not and the only evidence of accelerates were where around the barbecue grill where the charcoal starter was stored. The problem here is that DNA is a forensic science developed by medical scientist, the rest of the stuff is developed by law enforcement and does not go through scientific vetting until years later someone says there is something wrong here.

Even the State of Texas finally admitted acknowledged that state and local arson investigators used "flawed science" in determining the blaze had been deliberately set. Prior to that the Texas Forensic Science Commission investigated the case but their efforts were interrupted several times and before they were to present a report finding that experts who testified at Willingham’s trial should have known it was wrong at the time Gov. Rick Perry replaced key members of the panel, delayed the investigation for months.(we can't have the truth coming out when he wants to run for president)

An investigative report in the September 7, 2009, issue of the New Yorker deconstructs every facet of the state’s case against Willingham. The 16,000-word article by David Grann shows that all of the evidence used against Willingham was invalid, including the forensic analysis, the informant’s testimony, other witness testimony and additional circumstantial evidence. There is not a single fire expert in the country who supports the states initial investigation and it has been reviewed by many. One fire expert estimated that in the state of Texas there were probably 100 people doing time under false convictions of arson.

All these appeals you talked about happened before the case was reviewed by outside fire scientist. The last appeal had information from Gerald Hurst and if it had only been delayed one more time there would have been no execution. Governor Perry nor the court was waiting any longer.

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