Aaron Hernandez Is Not Guilty – of Anything

Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots tight end turned convicted murderer, was found dead this morning in his prison cell in Massachusetts. Just a few days ago, he had been acquitted on a second set of murder charges.   Under Massachusetts law, Aaron Hernandez is now not guilty – even of the charge on which he was convicted. In Minnesota, he would (probably) be entitled to the same outcome. Confused? Massachusetts law provides for a doctrine called abatement ab initio. … Continued