The convicted killer hand-wrote a three-page statement saying he couldn’t trust lawyers who were “my political and biological enemies.”
Charleston church gunman Dylann Roof has told a federal appeals court he wants to fire his lawyer because he is Jewish.
“It will be impossible for me to trust two attorneys that are my political and biological enemies,” Dylann Roof wrote.
The jury’s decision to execute Dylann Roof for killing nine unarmed people in a historically black Charleston church may set off a legal argument closely mirrored an 1,800-year-old talmudic precedent.
(JTA) — Charleston church gunman Dylann Roof, whose racial manifesto said the Jewish “problem” would be solved “if we could somehow destroy the Jewish identity,” was sentenced to death on Tuesday for killing nine black worshippers. Roof was sentenced in federal district court in Charleston, South Carolina, late on Tuesday afternoon for the June 2015…
Some ask Americans to peer into their souls for answers after the Charleston racist massacre. Jay Michaelson says we should look at those who fan the flames of extremism and gun violence — starting with the Republican Party.