Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Shining Light on Siegelman Prosecution

Scott Horton, of Harper's, is breaking new ground in coverage of the Don Siegelman prosecution.

First, Horton points out the new Birmingham Business Journal poll showing that 50 percent of respondents believe the Siegelman prosecution was politically motivated. Are these encouraging signs that Alabamians get it? Horton states that he expects that figure to rise to the 70 to 80 percent range soon.

The first step in that progression might be Horton's piece (the first in a series) on Mark Fuller, the judge in the Siegelman case. Will Fuller emerge from the Harper's series looking like an impartial, high-minded jurist? Somehow I doubt it.

Can't wait to read more.

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