Tag Archives: American Bar Association

Towards saving Tommy: More questions? Call Ray.

  Editorial: Deadly distinction | Gainesville.com One way to lessen the chances of wrongful convictions is changing the state’s sentencing system. Florida is one of two states where just a majority jury vote can recommend death. A 2006 report from … Continue reading

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ABA Journal lied about Marcus Wellons’ execution. It was botched.

  Prison official faints during execution; sentence was upheld despite jurors’ gag gifts, drug secrecy The execution of a Georgia inmate went off without a hitch on Tuesday, although a prison official fainted during the procedure. via Prison official faints … Continue reading

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Towards saving Tommy: dissecting a related press release

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Teri Stoddard Telephone: 301-801-0608 Email: tstoddard@prosecutorintegrity.org   Evidence-Disclosure by Federal Prosecutors the Focus of Proposed Bill WASHINGTON / June 18, 2014 – The Center for Prosecutor Integrity is today releasing a proposed bill that would require federal … Continue reading

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Lousiana state hypocritally bases appeal on affects to other Sunbelt states

Appeals court halts Angola death row temp changes | KATC.com | Acadiana-Lafayette, Louisiana A recent order by a federal judge in Baton Rouge requiring the state to immediately begin lowering the temperature at Louisiana State Penitentiary’s death row was postponed … Continue reading

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DeFrancisco’s State Commission on Prosecutorial Misconduct: Mission Impossible?

A first in nation, DeFrancisco to support new commission on prosecutorial conduct | syracuse.com SYRACUSE, N.Y. — State lawmakers will announce bi-partisan support Monday for a bill to create a new state watchdog commission on prosecutorial conduct, which would be … Continue reading

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Colorado’s Justice Review Project Ends After Just One Exoneration

Originally posted on Dare to Think:
The Justice Review Project run by the Colorado Attorney General’s Office is being shutdown after just one exoneration (Robert Dewey, left).  The program was started in 2010 to review hundreds of old cases throughout…

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#FLFacebookForCops, the #ArchangelsOfJustice, and me.

Florida taxpayer: Another unhappy one | Baltimore Post-ExaminerBaltimore Post-Examiner Susan Chandler is a well known activist who is concerned about wrongfully convicted people in prison … Fearing that she may have been a victim of law enforcement abuse she requested … Continue reading

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As predicted, “reinvestigation” of Gina Hall’s Virginia no-body homicide a hoax.

Special Report: Muder Without A Trace Can you convict someone of murder without the body of the victim? via Special Report: Muder Without A Trace. ————————————— To my knowledge, Stephen Epperly’s case is the only one that oft-discredited dog handler … Continue reading

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Judge inflicts slightest of slaps on prosecutor’s wrist for Brady violation.

Judge kicks prosecutor off cases for withholding evidence – The Orange County Register Goethals found Petersen committed an intentional “Brady violation.” He was referring to Brady v. Maryland, the case in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled prosecutors must turn … Continue reading

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Amnesty for admitting prosecutorial misconduct, and other conviction corruption solutions.

In the email below, I detailed specific actions that parties on the public payroll that are participating in conviction corruption – either directly or indirectly – must take. It was my job decades ago to walk into a warehouse or … Continue reading

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