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The Nyki Kish Case: Murder Weapon Or Tragic Mistake? - Injustice Anywhere

The Nyki Kish Case: Murder Weapon Or Tragic Mistake? - Injustice Anywhere | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
By Leon Myerson What proof is there that the knife presented as the alleged murder weapon is actually the knife used to mortally wound Ross Hammond?  For several reasons, it seems to me that there is none whatsoever.  All we are offered in Justice Nordheimer’s verdict is his unsupported conclusion regarding the blood found on the [&hellip
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The American Nightmare: The Tyranny of the Criminal Justice System

The American Nightmare: The Tyranny of the Criminal Justice System | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
Justice in America is not all it’s cracked up to be. Just ask Jeffrey Deskovic, who spent 16 years in prison for a rape and murder he did not commit. James Bain spent 35 years in prison for the kidnapping and rape of a 9-year-old boy, but...
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The Destruction of Defendants’ Rights - The New Yorker

The Destruction of Defendants’ Rights - The New Yorker | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
Discrimination in juror-selection processes is a national disgrace. And the demise of habeas corpus is equally disgraceful.
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Protesters aim to raise awareness for those who are wrongfully convicted

Protesters aim to raise awareness for those who are wrongfully convicted | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- More than twenty people marched in front of the Jackson County courthouse Monday and claimed that there are innocent people in prison convicted of crimes they did not commit. Ma...
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State lawmakers approve $968,700 in claims for wrongful convictions

State lawmakers approve $968,700 in claims for wrongful convictions | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
State lawmakers on Monday approved legislation that would pay $968,700 to settle claims by three wrongly convicted Californians, including Brian Banks, a former star football player who served five years in prison before a young girl recanted her accusation that he had raped her.
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Eyewitness testimony versus The Truth: Durham prof plumbs the causes of wrongful convictions

Eyewitness testimony versus The Truth: Durham prof plumbs the causes of wrongful convictions | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
Eyewitness testimony versus The Truth: Durham prof plumbs the causes of wrongful convictions
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Innocent Bystanders: How Inept Attorneys Enable Wrongful Convictions

Innocent Bystanders: How Inept Attorneys Enable Wrongful Convictions | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
No attorney who is just a year out of law school should be representing someone when their life is at stake. Everyone should be entitled to effective counsel. My innocence could have been proven from day one if I'd had effective counsel at trial.
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Texas May Finally Get an Exoneration Commission. Now if the CCA Would Just Exonerate Innocent People

Texas May Finally Get an Exoneration Commission. Now if the CCA Would Just Exonerate Innocent People | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon's persistence seems to have finally paid off this session. In addition to finally getting her long-stalled needle-exchange bill through the House, the San Antonio Democrat appears to have finally won another hard-fought legislative battle. For more than a decade McClendon has filed a bill to create...
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Criminal Judicial Reform: Create a Federal Commission to expedite and investigate wrongful conviction claim(s) | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

Criminal Judicial Reform: Create a Federal Commission to expedite and investigate wrongful conviction claim(s) | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
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Editorial: House passes exonerations panel; Senate should follow suit

Editorial: House passes exonerations panel; Senate should follow suit | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
Lawmakers should consider HB 48 a must-do, considering Texas’ distinction of leading the nation in DNA-proven exonerations.
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After 42 years in prison, heartwarming homecoming not the end for Letitia Smallwood

After 42 years in prison, heartwarming homecoming not the end for Letitia Smallwood | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
After 42 years in prison, heartwarming homecoming not the end for Letitia Smallwood
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Rodney Patrick McNeal story-wrongly convicted 17 years - YouTube

This is Rodney Patrick McNeal's story, an innocent man that has been (and still is) in prison for 17 years for a crime he did not commit. He is part of the C...
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Prosecutors’ union inadvertently demonstrates why local prosecutors shouldn’t investigate police shootings

Prosecutors’ union inadvertently demonstrates why local prosecutors shouldn’t investigate police shootings | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
Union head argues that prosecutors aren't biased toward police and that police never do anything wrong.
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Ex-DA Who Sent Exoneree Anthony Graves to Death Row Is Disbarred

Ex-DA Who Sent Exoneree Anthony Graves to Death Row Is Disbarred | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
Today, finally, a small measure of justice was served when the State Bar of Texas stripped Sebesta of his law license and formally disbarred him. It was a stunning reversal of fortune for a man who...
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Rob Duke's curator insight, June 13, 2015 7:27 AM

The original problem to be addressed by Brady v. Maryland.

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Savvy trial lawyers create sensory experiences to help jurors perceive witnesses' stories

Savvy trial lawyers create sensory experiences to help jurors perceive witnesses' stories | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
Consider Joan Didion's "The White Album," a first-person nonfiction essay about the aftermath of the Manson murders in Los Angeles in 1969. The essay presents a collage of sensory shards
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Criminally Yours: Safety, But At What Cost?

Criminally Yours: Safety, But At What Cost? | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
Understanding the rewards reaped from constitutional intrusions is crucial to determining whether the sacrifice on freedom is worth it.
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Inside Jeremiah's Nightmare - Jeremiah Dewey

Inside Jeremiah's Nightmare - Jeremiah Dewey | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
Jeremiah Dewey was never given a chance; he was prosecuted in a kangaroo courtroom where the rule of law was ignored & violated, tearing his family apart.
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CLICK HERE to support Brian Peixoto Struggle for Innocence

CLICK HERE to support Brian Peixoto Struggle for Innocence | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
Donations used to defray costs for investigation to free a man wrongly imprisoned for 19 years. | Crowdfunding is a democratic way to support the fundraising needs of your community. Make a contribution today!
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JUSTICE FOR JOEY!!

JUSTICE FOR JOEY!! | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
Joseph Brennan is being wrongfully accused of criminal felonies, and has exasperated all financial possibilities to pay for legal defense. Please help fight for this innocent Marine Veteran's freedom and get him home to his family!
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From the Ring to the Courthouse: The Fight of My Life

From the Ring to the Courthouse: The Fight of My Life | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
From the Ring to the Courthouse: The Fight of My Life
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New Measure Could Give Wrongfully Accused Prisoners Free Tuition

New Measure Could Give Wrongfully Accused Prisoners Free Tuition | Wrongly Convicted - Wrongly Incarcerated | Scoop.it
New Measure Could Give Wrongfully Accused Prisoners Free Tuition
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