Tag Archives: American Bar Association

An open letter from Gary Bennett to the man who framed him in Brevard County … #goodtrouble

You are never too young or too old to get into good trouble, necessary trouble ~ Rep. John Lewis I’ve never met Gary Bennett, but I’ve had the honor of meeting some of his family, including his mother, the Marvelous … Continue reading

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NY State Bar backs bill that let’s them look good while being bad

NY STATE BAR PRAISES SENATE ON WRONGFUL CONVICTION BILL, CALLS ON ASSEMBLY TO ACT The bill (S.5875-A and A.8157) would require the videotaping of custodial interrogations in some felonies and require blind or double-blind witness identification procedures. “These procedures would … Continue reading

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Why a Texas “exoneration panel” won’t work.

Editorial: House passes exonerations panel; Senate should follow suit | Dallas Morning News The commission would be named for the late Timothy Cole, an Army veteran and Texas Tech student who was tossed into prison on a bogus rape conviction … Continue reading

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Per @FSU (?): @FL_Corrections asks M.E. to release findings on Darren Rainey’s death

DOC Head Jones Calls For Release Of Findings Into Mentally Ill Inmate’s Death | WFSU In 2012, Darren Rainey died, after he was allegedly locked in a scalding, hot shower at Dade Correctional Institution in South Florida … … Now, … Continue reading

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#FreeGaryBennett … the blog stat

One of my blog stats, as of a few minutes ago … Most popular topics you’ve written about Topic Views Rick Scott 73 Gary Bennett 70 John Preston 57 John Dean Moxley 52 FBI 50 Wilton Dedge 50 Gerald Stano … Continue reading

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Gannett’s @freep ongoing efforts to keep an innocent incarcerated … #FreeDavontaeSanford

Hit man claims credit for 2007 murders An imprisoned hit man once again is trying to clear another man convicted in a 2007 quadruple murder in Detroit. Vincent Smothers says it’s simple: Davontae Sanford couldn’t have shot and killed those … Continue reading

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Monday moaning: starting the day with a mistake.

As soon as I hit send on an email earlier this morning, I realized that I miscounted by a month in portraying a time frame to public servants in the closing paragraph. As a six months wait for simple answers … Continue reading

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