University Place and All The Governor's
Deep Throat II
Chapter 8 - Governor's Legislative Dog & Pony
Eiguren had lunch with Governor, Speaker (Bruce Newcomb) and Phillip Reberger.
… Governor and Speaker
both said they would personally head the effort to
get the next legislation to adopt the resolution necessary to make it happen
May 5, 2002, Governor Kempthorne and his merry men put on a dog and pony
show at the Idaho State Legislature. What was the Governor’s intent?
Freeze frame. Hold that
On or before December
24, 2002 in California, Scott Peterson allegedly murdered his pregnant wife,
Laci, and unborn son, Connor. Nobody saw Scott murder his wife. Nobody
found a murder weapon. Nobody saw Scott dump his wife’s body into the San
Francisco Bay, although it eventually washed up onto the rocks near San
Pablo at the north end of the bay. The jury heard Scott lie on the phone to
his wife. The jury heard Scott lie on the phone to his girlfriend, Amber
Frey. The jury saw Scott appear stoic and unconcerned about his missing
wife. Scott did not take the stand to defend himself at his murder trial.
In the end, the jury looked at the series of circumstantial events and
convicted Scott Peterson of murdering his wife and unborn child. They gave
him the death penalty in California.
How could the jury
convict and sentence Scott Peterson on circumstantial evidence?
Individually, none of the pieces of evidence was conclusive. Individually,
none of the pieces constituted criminal activity. All together however, the
pieces of evidence painted a very convincing circumstantial picture of
criminal intent and activity by Scott Peterson to commit and carry out the
murder of his pregnant wife.
What does Boise’s Watergate fiasco have to do with the Scott Peterson murder
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