The gavel stands ready as Alabama House Public Information Officer Clay Redden, rear, makes preparations House chamber in Montgomery, Ala., on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 a for the special session on ethics legislation called by Gov. Bob Riley. The lawmakers come into session next Wednesday. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)(credit: AP Photo/Dave Martin)
BOSTON (CBS) – WBZ’s Neil Chayet says your dying words still count in a court of law.