Latest In Scott Peterson Case: “Crushing Boredom”

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Human beings aren't built to withstand the crushing boredom of the Peterson double-murder trial, says San Francisco Chronicle columnist Peter Hartlaub. "The breathless excitement of the reporters covering the case on television belies the actual experience of spending five or six hours in the Redwood City courthouse," Hartlaub writes. "For every big headline that emerges from the case, there are thousands of meaningless facts, hundreds of stories that have no point and dozens of lengthy conversations -- mostly about women's pants." When Judge Alfred Delucchi banned cameras from court, says Hartlaub, an unfortunate result was the perpetuation . . .

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