Scott Peterson's sister Anne Bird supports the court's decision to overturn his death sentence for murder of Laci Peterson but not for the reason people might expect.
On Tuesday, August 25th, she said to Miguel Almaguer : "I am against the death penalty, but I think it's exactly where it should be … I lost my sister." -law Laci and my unborn nephew Connor and I believe he should stay in prison for the rest of his life without parole. "
Your comments come a day after a California Supreme Court ruled that Peterson's death sentence should be overturned. In the ruling, Justice Leondra Kruger wrote: "Before the trial began, the court made a number of clear and significant errors in the selection of the jury that undermined Peterson's law under the long-standing precedent of the United States Supreme Court an impartial jury in the penal phase. "
Kruger went on to explain: "A juror may not be dismissed just because he or she has spoken out against the death penalty in general."