Tag Archives: Van de Kamp v Goldstein

US Supreme Court, Florida governors: On the record as declining to give a damn.

Why Is a Florida Man Facing Life in Prison For Lending a Friend His Car and Going to Sleep? | The Nation Several years ago I read a piece in The New York Times by Adam Liptak about Ryan Holle. … Continue reading

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Unethical AZ prosecutor Richard Wintory suspended for 90 whole days.

State bar suspends prosecutor in handling of Tucson murder case The State Bar found Wintory committed wrongdoing by repeatedly communicating by phone with a confidential intermediary who had been appointed to assist the defense in uncovering mitigation evidence as part … Continue reading

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(An incomplete) Dissent by Chief Judge Kozinski, USA v Kenneth R Olsen. Judge Kozinski is being congratulated on the content of his dissent, although Brady v Maryland (1963) and Connick v Thompson (2011) aren’t the only Supreme Court of the … Continue reading

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Transferring a case to a Seminole County judge, post Zimmerman. Way nuts. And stoppable.

BlueWare case will be heard by Seminole judge | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com A judge from Seminole County — not Brevard — will preside over the trials of former Brevard County Clerk of Courts Mitch Needelman and two BlueWare executives. … Continue reading

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Disorder in our courts, an official comment. #FreeCourtneyBisbee

I’m surprised and pleased that my official comment was accepted and published by the Arizona Supreme Court. Susan Chandler Multi-state public corruption victim, innocence advocate, blogger Fort Pierce, Florida I support the proposed changes to ER 3.8, Rule 42, Arizona … Continue reading

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Herman Wallace … dying free.

Angola 3 News: Herman Wallace’s Conviction Overturned and Immediate Release Ordered! … the Judge clearly orders that “the State immediately release Mr. Wallace from custody.”  No application for bail is required, and the State is given 30 days to notify … Continue reading

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Getting Shorty | Innocence Project’s press release – whose side are they on?

New DNA Testing Reveals Innocence of Man on Florida’s Death Row and Points to Victim’s Daughter as Likely Perpetrator [Print Version] Lawyers to Conduct Hearing With Compelling New Evidence for Overturning the Conviction of Clement Aguirre Contact: Paul Cates, 212-364-5346, pcates@innocenceproject.orgAlana Massie, … Continue reading

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IRS Oversight Board’s annual four-hour farce

The IRS Oversight Board is holding its annual four-hour Public Forum on May 1st, and – so long as they pre-register – the public is indeed invited.   Invited to watch, that is … never mind that the most accepted definition … Continue reading

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The Angola Three, Buddy Caldwell, and me.

    From: Susan Chandler Date: April 2, 2013 3:09:46 PM EDT To: executive@ag.state.la.us Cc: ASKDOJ <ASKDOJ@usdoj.gov>, irsob@do.treas.gov Subject: Regarding the Murder of Officer Brent Miller   Dear Attorney General Caldwell,   Your letter greatly displeased me, sir; if there was insufficient evidence to file … Continue reading

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Arizona woman’s murder conviction, death sentence overturned – CNN.com

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Debra Milke was convicted of murder in her son’s death, given the death penalty There was no evidence tying her to the crime, but a detective said she confessed This detective had a “history of misconduct,” including lying … Continue reading

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