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Victims' Families Can't Sit Up Front With Photos (Christian and Newsom Murder Update)
Lex18 ^ | AP

Posted on 03/26/2013 9:25:17 AM PDT by ItsOurTimeNow

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The families of two young torture killing victims in Knoxville can wear photo buttons of their loved ones or they can sit up front in the courtroom, but not both. **excerpt**


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; US: Tennessee
KEYWORDS: channon; christian; crime; newsom
One of the most under-reported 'Black-on-White-This-Isn't-A-Hate-Crime' cases in recent memory.

Some background on the case:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murders_of_Channon_Christian_and_Christopher_Newsom

1 posted on 03/26/2013 9:25:17 AM PDT by ItsOurTimeNow
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To: ItsOurTimeNow
So these scum bags got a new trial.

They best stay in jail where they are safe.

After they were arrested, Channon’s father paid their bail and came within minutes of getting them released on bail before the cops caught on to what was happening and cancelled there release.

I continue to wait for this story to be covered by the national press but they have pretty much boycotted the the story.

2 posted on 03/26/2013 9:32:08 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: rdcbn

I missed that tidbit - why did he try to pay their bail?


3 posted on 03/26/2013 9:34:53 AM PDT by ItsOurTimeNow ("This ain't no party, this ain't no disco, this ain't no foolin' around.")
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

Something tells me this won’t get the media coverage that Zimmerman/Trayvon got.


4 posted on 03/26/2013 9:36:19 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

Probably because he knew they would never get the “justice” they really deserve.


5 posted on 03/26/2013 9:38:12 AM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: ItsOurTimeNow
I missed that tidbit - why did he try to pay their bail?

Just a guess here...maybe to administer his own brand of justice.
6 posted on 03/26/2013 9:38:14 AM PDT by Carpe Cerevisi
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To: Carpe Cerevisi

Makes sense to me - I just didn’t know if he was ever on record as saying so.


7 posted on 03/26/2013 9:42:50 AM PDT by ItsOurTimeNow ("This ain't no party, this ain't no disco, this ain't no foolin' around.")
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To: Carpe Cerevisi

I would have gladly helped him.


8 posted on 03/26/2013 9:45:06 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: ItsOurTimeNow
Unless you want to throw up, don't go read about these crimes.

IMO, death by injection is too easy.

9 posted on 03/26/2013 9:46:26 AM PDT by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

I thought this case was relatively old news. What gives?


10 posted on 03/26/2013 10:02:44 AM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

Victims’ families can’t sit up front with photos

http://www.fox19.com/story/21793700/victims-families-cant-sit-up-front-with-photos

Fox affiliate as per AP


11 posted on 03/26/2013 10:03:40 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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Judge: Wear photo buttons, lose prime seating

http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2013/mar/25/judge-wear-photo-buttons-lose-prime-seating/

Photos of courtroom here.


12 posted on 03/26/2013 10:05:02 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: cuban leaf

This is the trial, finally.


13 posted on 03/26/2013 10:07:47 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

I don’t blame the father. Look at his face. I’d be the same way, or worse. They would probably not allow me in the State much less the courtroom.

Vermin Perps.


14 posted on 03/26/2013 10:10:35 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

Sorry, left out the photo link

http://www.knoxnews.com/photos/2013/mar/25/330707/


15 posted on 03/26/2013 10:11:38 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: rdcbn
I would have paid their bail as well. Picked them up in a white van and then proceeded to reenact the Joe Pesci Casino bat scene but over the course of a few days.

16 posted on 03/26/2013 10:12:49 AM PDT by TSgt (The right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.)
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

Would recommend not to hot link the photo. It has some copyright stuff that might cause a problem.


17 posted on 03/26/2013 10:13:17 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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this is not unusual.

lawyers are not allowed to wear neckties which state “guilty” or “innocent” in small print. (there is such a product)

If these two are convicted you don’t want a conviction overturned for something as trivial as this.

(a judge was even ordered to remove a desktop model of an electric chair)


18 posted on 03/26/2013 10:14:47 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

makes my blood boil

19 posted on 03/26/2013 10:22:05 AM PDT by Battle Hymn of the Republic
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To: rdcbn

What a horrible crime.....If I was a family member I would probably try to make contact with another lifer at the prison and hire a hit on them


20 posted on 03/26/2013 10:27:08 AM PDT by Hot Tabasco
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

To kill them

Good for him

Plenty alice baker or affiliates will do it for him in the joint


21 posted on 03/26/2013 11:22:16 AM PDT by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstrucbtion in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: cuban leaf
I thought this case was relatively old news. What gives?


The scum bags were tried and convicted several years ago.

The presiding Judge was a scumbag by the name of Blumegard who was involved in a series of illegal and unethical job related acts of misconduct.

Although there was no obvious misconduct in his trying of the these murders the convictions were overturned on general principals and now, in a case of monumental injustice, the families of the murdered couple are forced to go through the whole process again.

The only saving grace on this is that the case seems to overlap the Trayvon Martin ongoing miscarriage of justice/ scam fest .

If there is any justice in this world, someone in the media will contrast the treatment of the absolutely heinous nature of this media self censored case with the media lying and lynching of Zimmerman

I don't hold much hope this will actually happen, but one can pray it does.

22 posted on 03/26/2013 12:57:31 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: ItsOurTimeNow

Nicholast Stix has good coverage of this and much more
http://nicholasstixuncensored.blogspot.com/


23 posted on 03/26/2013 2:17:14 PM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: iopscusa
I literally cannot force myself to re read the accounts of what these animals did.

Heinous does not even begin to describe.

It’s really that bad.

The fact the the mainstream media has flat boycotted and self censored any reporting of anything related to this case really is criminal on their part.

The media has crossed the line from being appoligists for black on white crime
to being co conspirators covering up the extent of the problem so mainstream America remains unaware of just how bad things havee become.

24 posted on 03/26/2013 5:54:28 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: rdcbn

I read the details right after the murders were committed and you are right about the savagery. I could not have sat through the trials and if the victims were my kin, I would have had some retribution on the worthless criminals! The local Knoxville News Sentinel has covered the trials extensively.


25 posted on 03/27/2013 2:06:26 PM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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