Tag Archives: Davontae Sanford

Hey mainstream media: No right to return to silence; #FreeDavontaeSanford.

Not Enough Money Or Time To Defend Detroit’s Poor : NPR A lot of lawyers in Detroit say if you want to see what’s wrong with this country’s public defender system, just take a look at Bob Slameka: He has … Continue reading

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@HuffingtonPost loses mind, prints @AP BS re #FreeDavontaeSanford

Hit Man Vincent Smothers Says He, Not An Imprisoned Teen, Is Responsible For 4 Murders “This kid would not cooperate with me. When all else fails, blame the lawyer,” Slameka said. “I did everything I could do.” via Hit Man … Continue reading

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#WaPoGate: There is no duel; the kid’s still unarmed. #FreeDavontaeSanford

A hit man, a teenager and a case of dueling confessions in a brutal murder – The Washington Post Sanford had pleaded guilty to the crime just a month earlier. The high-schooler, who had an emotional disability and was known … 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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@onetoughnerd pardoned connected drunk driver instead of innocent kid

Snyder uses pardon for connected lawyer “He’s got half of his car in the oncoming left turn lane,” Judge Kimberly Small said after watching the dash-cam video. “This isn’t even a close case.” Gocha pleaded guilty to driving while impaired … Continue reading

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Why @SchuetteOnDuty isn’t “distressed” about Davontae Sanford

Attorney General Schuette apologizes for subpoenas “Schuette told reporters Thursday he apologized directly to reporters at Michigan Radio and the Huffington Post,” a press release stated. “He says he immediately withdrew the subpoenas this week after learning of them. He … Continue reading

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What good are Conviction Integrity Units? Ask a hit man. No, really.

Conviction Integrity Units are being peddled to the public as the solution to all that ails our justice system, although there are clear indications that they’re not. Below Michigan Attorney General Bill Shuette’s 2011 press release announcing his Public Integrity … Continue reading

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