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Sunday, August 08, 2004
HAVE MERCY! YOU'RE KILLING ME!"

In a rare moment of actual jurisprudence, a judge just rejected the bid of felon, Jack "Dr. Death" Kevorkian for a retrial. Dr. Death is currently serving a long sentence for his compulsion to help sick people into early graves. Kevorkian was appealing his conviction on the grounds that he had defective counsel in his initial trial.

The judge's problem with the appeal? Well, Kevorkian had insisted as serving as his own counsel in his first trial.

It's a simple matter of having your case and losing it too.

Join me in a long, low gurgling chortle.