March 14, 2016 by socialaction2014
Pamela Smart’s trial and conviction are one of the greatest miscarriages of justice in American Jurisprudence.
The actual killers, teenagers, who had criminal records and well known to the police, admitted their guilt. All received reduced sentences by blaming everything on Pamela Smart who wasn’t even there. She was 50 miles away at the time of the cold-blooded beating and murder of her husband, Gregg Smart.
The trial was presided over by a judge who hoped that Clint Eastwood would play him in the movie. Wanting to hold onto this highly publicized case which was the highlight of his career, the judge permitted live cameras in the courtroom to televise the proceedings gavel-to-gavel. He denied Pamela her most basic rights–refusing to change the venue to a less hostile community, delay the trial until passions cooled, restrain the media who were out of control, or sequester the jury. He permitted the…
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