posted on Feb, 11 2006 @ 07:02 AM
Attorneys for Michael Morales allegedly submitted fake testimony in the form of letters to the governor of California, Arnold Schwarzenegger. Jurors
were questioned about the testimony contained in the letters and said they did not supply the comments contained int those documents. Kenneth Starr
has not yet commented on the allegations, however, the other attorney for Morales, David Senior, stands by the documents as authentic and truthful.
Lawyers for a death row inmate, including former Whitewater independent counsel Kenneth Starr, sent fake letters from jurors asking California's
governor to spare the man's life, prosecutors said Friday.
The jurors denied they thought Michael Morales deserved clemency because some of the testimony at his trial may have been fabricated, said Nathan
Barankin, spokesman for Attorney General Bill Lockyer.
"We showed each person the declaration on their behalf and they all said they didn't say that," Barankin said.
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I believe this is just one more push to liberalize California and eventually put an end to the death penalty altogether. Appealing to those who
don't subscribe to the "eye for an eye" sentencing for special circumstances, it looks like an attempt by Starr and Senior to drum up support for
the next one in line for execution, as with the Tukie Williams situation less than 2 months ago.
Those who supported Tukie's clemency request knew little about the crime or the vicitms. Jesse Jackson, who was vocal about saving Tukie's life,
when asked, could not name any of the victims or the victim's family. The race card was played in this situation.
Claims were made that the testimony in Morales's trial was fabricated. I believe this was there only outlet since the race card could not be
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