This case shows the “Finality of guilt” in the US Judicial system being alive and well. When the prosecution can’t fairly convict, they then wrongfully convict, then they cover-up their lack of evidence by smearing the defendants.
No matter how much evidence of innocence might exist, it is sometimes next to impossible to get the courts to fully admit error. That’s what happened yesterday, when Dan and Fran Keller, who were convicted on “satanic daycare abuse” charges in 1992, finally had their convictions overturned by Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. While the court ruled that the Kellers were wrongly convicted, the Austin American-Statesman reports here, it just couldn’t come around to admitting the Kellers, who were released in 2013, were actually innocent. The Kellers plan to continue their fight.
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