Judge Ralph Moody had a difficult task before him. He stood at the apex of a system that had failed miserably and now had responsiblity for explaining how it happened. Before he took that step, however, Moody gave Robert Hansen one more chance to explain himself.
Judge Ralph E. Moody
THE COURT: Mr. Hansen, you may stand. Do you have anything to say before the court pronounces judgment?
MR. HANSEN: No, sir, I don’t.
THE COURT: Well, it’s hard to believe that humanity produces and sustains people who have the ability and propensity to commit such enormous, such beastly, such undescribable crimes. MORE>>>