The late Hunter S. Thompson, never a predictable character, surprised even his most ardent fans when he took up the cause of Lisl Auman, a Colorado woman sentenced to life without parole after Denver police officer Bruce VanderJagt was killed in 1997 by her white-supremacist friend — after she had already detained in a police car. Thompson's public and passionate protests were undercut by a cruel irony: The legendary gonzo journalist died just weeks before Auman's conviction was reversed by... More >>>