Bad ad-Weis: spitting on Barker

To,

Jamie Ryan Weis
Soon to be on death row
Georgia, USA

It is your fault. It is your fault that your lawyers didn’t get paid. It is your fault that there wasn’t any money to hire investigators and mitigation experts. It is your fault that the two lawyers with whom you’d built up a relationship had to be replaced.

It is your fault that the lawyers they were replaced with weren’t experienced and didn’t have the time or resources to represent you. It is your fault that your Constitutional right to counsel of choice cannot be fulfilled. It is your fault that your new lawyers sought be replaced.

It is your fault that your old lawyers were promised funding if they returned to represent you. It is your fault that they never saw a dime of that money.

It is your fault that the public defender system has broken down. It is your fault that the State of Georgia doesn’t give a shit about indigent defense.

It is your fault that you now have to go to trial for a capital felony, still without any money.

Don’t you see? It’s so simple.

Love,

Georgia Supreme Court (well, at least four of us.)

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