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Los Angeles March 30, 2003 Mass March and Rally
CORPUS DELICTI: "The body of the offence; the essence of the crime."
"It was a general rule not to convict unless the corpus delicti can be established, that is, until the dead body has been found. Instances have occurred of a person being convicted of having killed another, who, after the supposed criminal has been put to death for the supposed offence, has made his appearance - alive. The wisdom of the rule is apparent; but in order to insure justice, in extreme cases, it may be competent to prove the basis of the corpus delicti by presumptive, but conclusive, evidence."
"THERE IS PLENTY OF EVIDENCE OF THE HORRORS AND GENOCIDES THAT THE UNITED
STATES HAS INFLICTED UPON OTHER NATIONS OVER THE LAST 50 YEARS. WE WANT TO
EMBODY THAT EVIDENCE THROUGH OUR GHOST-LIKE PRESENCE ON THE BODY OF LOS
by CORPUS DELICTI
"A Butoh dance performance group, brought an art-form created in Japan after the bombing of Nagasaki and Hiroshima symbolizing the spiritual presence of the dead amongst the living This group brought up the rear of the march, and served as a buffer between the 100??s of people streaming out of the Hollywood subway to join the march and the impatient police striving to move things forward. "
--by Anna Kunkin, at LA IndyMedia.com http://la.indymedia.org/news/2003/02/29563.php