Hey, our friend Damien is on the cover of the LA City Beat!
Echolsâ€™s current attorney, noted San Francisco defense lawyer Dennis Riordan, was retained in 2004. He says: â€œThe thing that led me to take this case was the startling sense that, in a death penalty case, there just wasnâ€™t any credible evidence that connected him to the crime. You can read the Arkansas State Court opinion and they list everything that was offered against them, and itâ€™s just terrifying that anyone could have been sentenced to death on any one of those six factors.”
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