It's time for an independent, federal prosecutor to investigate the Anthony Porter case

Martin Preib makes a good argument for why an local investigation will fall short in the increasingly questionable and seemingly politicized decision to free Anthony Porter in the murder case that spurred the "wrongfully convicted" media mania.

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  • Martin Preib refers to a "myriad of evidence" that shows the Northwestern professor and students were guily of a criminal conspiracy.
    A strong charge. But Preib doesn't even mention one shred of that evidence in his 'good argument'. It kind of undercuts his argument, wouldn't you say?

  • In reply to Aquinas wired:

    I'd suggest that you explore his full argument. I find it persuasive when you examine the details and the reasonable doubts he raises about Alstory Simon's confession. Just keep an open mind.

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