Sonntag, 7. November 2010


the commercial appeal: in bid for new trial, west memphis three granted rare new hearing

the high court ruled that echols and his co-defendants will get to lobby a local circuit court judge for a new trial based on new dna evidence on human hairs that don't belong to the defendants. they will appear before a new judge because the initial trial judge now is a state legislator.

"now we have seven justices saying: 'this case needs to be looked at,'" byers said. "i feel that today the scales of justice began tilting in the correct direction."