By Juror13 and guest-blogger, Cottonstar
The battered justice system had creaked and shuddered, but it had worked! We had not been indicted! People would have to finally see the jury’s decision as our vindication.”
– John Ramsey, Death of Innocence, 2000
That wasn’t the jury’s decision. More importantly, John Ramsey knew that wasn’t their decision when he and Patsy co-wrote their book the following year. That’s fraud. Rather than saying we weren’t formally indicted by the DA, which is factually true, he chose to manipulate the narrative and instead say the jury – a group of their peers – vindicated them. They did not.
One would think, now that the grand jury indictments are public knowledge after Judge Robert Lowenbach unsealed them in 2013, that John would be a little humbler with his responses regarding the jury’s vote.
When asked by CNN in September 2016 how he felt about being…
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