A prosecutor was trying to block a death row inmate from having his conviction reopened on the basis of new evidence, and Judge Stith, of the Missouri Supreme Court, was getting exasperated. "Are you suggesting," she asked the prosecutor, that "even if we find Mr. Amrine is actually innocent, he should be executed?"NYT: Prosecutors See Limits to Doubt in Capital Cases. [mefi]
Frank A. Jung, an assistant state attorney general, replied, "That's correct, your honor."
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