Thursday, January 06, 2005

The Law is an Ass

Yates' murder conviction overturned

Andrea Yates is the woman who drowned her five children in a bathtub in 2003. The conviction was overturned. Why?

According to a report from The Associated Press, Yates' lawyers argued last month before a three-judge panel of the First Court of Appeals in Houston that psychiatrist Park Dietz was wrong when he said he consulted on an episode of the TV show "Law and Order" involving a woman found innocent by reason of insanity for drowning her children.



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