Friday, 8 November 2019

Iowan convicted of murder claims his life sentence was served when he died, was revived in medical emergency. The court disagrees.

quote [ An Iowan convicted of murder was rushed from prison to the hospital, where his heart was restarted five times. Now he claims he should be freed. ]

Sprung from his life sentence
[SFW] [crime & punishment] [+3 Original]
[by ScoobySnacks@7:03amGMT]

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rylex said @ 8:23am GMT on 8th Nov
this was already tried in the 70s or 80s by a famous mob lawyer, his name escapes me right now.
ethanos said @ 1:52pm GMT on 8th Nov
just one of the perks of not dying. or undying.
mechanical contrivance said @ 2:01pm GMT on 8th Nov
Can't blame him for trying.
Hugh E. said @ 5:35am GMT on 9th Nov
Can't blame him for dying.
dolemite said @ 3:20pm GMT on 8th Nov
And now his watch is ended.
Hugh E. said @ 5:33am GMT on 9th Nov
He signed a DNR. Resuscitating him is arguably a violation of the eighth amendment, and fifth amendment.

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