Lawyers on both sides of a triple murderer case claimed the judge made an agreement in a pretrial conference about the defendant's sentence. If this is true, then the sentencing part of the case was a "ruse," Rich Reaves, ICJE executive director, said. To read the complete story, see the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (registration required). In the search field, enter the article title "Fulton judge denies pre-deciding penalty." The article was published 1/8/05, and the author is Beth Warren.
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