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Dec 14, 2010

The Importance of Being Earnest – Inadvertent Humor in a Recent Oregon Death Sentence Case

In State v. Haugen, 349 Or 174 (2010) the Oregon Supreme Court inadvertently showed that there is sometimes a quirky humor even in an appeal from a death sentence for aggravated murder.  More to the point, it illustrates the law’s earnest response to sometimes the most absurd argument.… Read more