Rifleman, he didn't refuse to "answer" something. He provided an
answer. He simply refused to admit to one of the claims against him, while
admitting to a different claim against him.
Re: A voice of Reason | 6:18 p.m. Aug. 30, 2011 AT some point the
parole board will ask Joshua Buie the same question he refused to answer to the
judge. If Buie doesn't come clean he may spend 30 years behind bars.
alternate,first... I don't think there is enough to make such a
judgement.second, "We're not obligated to agree with the
state's version of fault," she said. "(Buie) didn't plead guilty to
the murder, he pleaded guilty to being a party to the offense."I can easily see why someone would feel this way. I have made mistakes in my
life, we all do. But there are often times where I'll admit only what I believe
I did wrong."Look, I'm sorry for getting upset, but I didn't
_________ to get revenge with you."One can admit wrongdoing,
without admitting guilt to a specific thing. We really have no idea what
occurred- with that, I think this statement isn't inappropriate from the
I believe in this case that maybe the defense counsel should also do some time
with his client. Based on the print report only, which may or may not be
accurate, it sounds like he may have convinced his client not to admit to being
the shooter even though both knew that in fact was the case. At that point in
time, there was a chance for further closure to this case but it was the
attorney who slammed the door. If this is the case, shame on Mr. Attorney.