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    Really good episode this one Thoughts?

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode...ries-2-3-truth
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    Just seen it. I feel pretty sure that Austin was the brains behind the murder (from the evidence shown and his demeanor), but the sentencing doesn't really make sense, in my opinion. He showed no remorse whatsoever, even though it was supposed to be his friend, which was really odd, but does he deserve the death penalty when Timmy, the one who actually stabbed Justin, gets life without parole? I'm not sure.
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    You should watch Serial
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    (Original post by moment of truth)
    Just seen it. I feel pretty sure that Austin was the brains behind the murder (from the evidence shown and his demeanor), but the sentencing doesn't really make sense, in my opinion. He showed no remorse whatsoever, even though it was supposed to be his friend, which was really odd, but does he deserve the death penalty when Timmy, the one who actually stabbed Justin, gets life without parole? I'm not sure.
    I don't see why one is worse than the other I mean who wants to spend their whole life in jail anyway? Timmy was the one who killed him but at least he kind of admitted it whereas Austin tried to weasel out of it.
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    (Original post by karl pilkington)
    I don't see why one is worse than the other I mean who wants to spend their whole life in jail anyway? Timmy was the one who killed him but at least he kind of admitted it whereas Austin tried to weasel out of it.
    They are still different sentences. One is being condemned to death, whereas the other one, while he won't live outside of prison, will still be living. I guess, in some cases death is the 'easy way out'.

    The main reason I think Austin received the death penalty was the fact that he showed no remorse whatsoever and had no emotion about what he had done. We, obviously, didn't see all of the evidence presented, but I highly doubt he was just going along with Timmy, but was the mastermind behind it.

    Are you for the death penalty in general?
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    (Original post by moment of truth)
    They are still different sentences. One is being condemned to death, whereas the other one, while he won't live outside of prison, will still be living. I guess, in some cases death is the 'easy way out'.

    The main reason I think Austin received the death penalty was the fact that he showed no remorse whatsoever and had no emotion about what he had done. We, obviously, didn't see all of the evidence presented, but I highly doubt he was just going along with Timmy, but was the mastermind behind it.

    Are you for the death penalty in general?
    Yes I am I kind of think they both should have given death. Austin also knew Justin so he kind of betrayed him more.
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    Amazing programme though
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