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Washington Supreme Court rejects Yates petition

See also https://wildninja.wordpress.com/2012/11/22/perry-not-yates/.

The Washington State Supreme Court has rejected serial killer Robert Yates’ 25-point post-appeal petition asking for relief from alleged trial errors. I knew that this was going to be filed but didn’t know when it would reach the Supreme Court.

Yates, also known as the Spokane Serial Killer, challenged a number of procedural issues and alleged that he didn’t get a fair trial, a fair jury, or in general, a fair shake. He’s been on death row at the Walla Walla State Penitentiary¬†for years and that is unlikely to change. (more…)

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