Behan was more trustworthy than Wyatt or Virgil. And he was not on trial here.
And I would like a legal opinion on to what extent the lack of action by the Grand Jury, and those other courts actually validates Spicer's reasoning. ANYONE?
Don't forget at the time the "Nugget" and "Arizona Star" were vehemently opposed to the decision and predicted no action by the Grand Jury. From my reading there was a great deal of community support for this opinion. It is not just Bruce today.
bfrey Do you think Behan is the more trustworthy man or Virgil and Wyatt. That call might say a lot? The Earps walked by Behan but there was dialog between them as reported by all three. They were... more
Going on life records Peter Love,Tue Apr 17 23:22
Williams was on the grand jury (December term, 1881) that would not indict the Earps. That grand jury had several people we can identify as Earp supporters, for instance (besides Williams): Sylvester ... more
Peter Behan's quality as a witness was on trial as was the quality of every other witness. I don't think Behan's life record was as good as you seem to think. Here is an obvious example. When the... more