Skip to comments.Woman who drowned kids appeals conviction (Andrea Yates)
Posted on 12/14/2004 1:17:18 PM PST by LouAvul
HOUSTON (AP) - Andrea Yates' murder convictions for drowning her children should be overturned because the state's expert witness gave false testimony about working on an episode of "Law and Order," her attorneys told a state appeals court Tuesday.
Yates was sentenced to life in prison in the 2001 deaths of three of her children after jurors rejected her insanity defense. She was not tried in the deaths of the other two.
Psychiatrists testified that Yates suffered from schizophrenia and postpartum depression.
Her attorneys told a three-judge panel of the state's First Court of Appeals that she deserves a new trial because of 19 errors that were committed in her 2002 trial.
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This is Texas, not California. She's a goner.
Reason # 321459823450862346 to hate lawyers.
She DESERVES to die!!!
Because they wanted another shot at her if they screwed up the first time.
Perhaps her ex, or some good friends of his, will take care of her.
She's still alive?
They should hold her head underwater until she starts to drown, revive her, and then do again and again every day that she remains on earth breathing the air that her dear children will never breathe again.
I thought her ex stood by her.
This is just not right!
Those other 18 had better have a little more substance than a false statement about working on Law and Order.
Her hubby just loved her to pieces!/ sarcasm (I believe he is just as guilty)
He did. He's just as Nutsy Fagin as she is.
Did you hear Rush today? He said he concluded Peterson was guilty because he never vowed to "find the real killers"! I bout drove off the road.
He also gave Scott an idea for his appeals. Prepartum depression.
She was given life, not death.
Andrea Yates showed little reaction to the news that she was spared the death penalty and sentenced to life in prison Friday.
We don't execute prisoners in Texas unless they are given the death penalty by the jury!
The ultimate insult to the lives of her poor little children. She deserves hanging, IMO.
When a caller tried to tell Rush that their comments were in response to media questions he would have none of it....had to stick to his opinion, which was WRONG.
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