Tag Archives: False Confession

UK still letting Reprieve do the heavy lifting on human rights

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Mon, June 09, 2014 “They would just randomly beat me” – British student tells of UAE torture ordeal  A British student who was tortured into ‘confessing’ to drugs charges in the … Continue reading

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Show up for Davontae, Detroit; crowd the courtroom.

WHATS GOING ON /MARVIN GAYE – YouTube. What’s going on. Words to that affect, posed to a Detroit police officer – perhaps even those exact three words – sent innocent young Davontae Sanford to prison. When Davontae made his inquiry, … Continue reading

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Mike Ledford’s coerced confession … candles have wicks, not fuses – part 2

Woman won’t be retried in fire death of son, 3 – chicagotribune.com An Indiana woman released from prison after 16 years in August will not face a new trial in the death of her 3-year-old son after arson and murder … Continue reading

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CBS short on reporting ramifications of Detroit whisteblower suit.

Court Says Cop Can Bring Whistleblower Case Against Kwame Kilpatrick « CBS Detroit “A Detroit police officer who was demoted for investigating claims that former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick had a relationship with a ring of hit men has won a legal victory.The … Continue reading

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Filming Saturday … “The Trials of Davontae Sanford”

“The Trials of Davontae Sanford” Casting Actors for Short Film By michiganacting on June 18, 2012 | From michiganacting.com Available Roles: Vincent Smothers: Age 27 – (Speaking) Vincent is a soft-spoken and charming man with a handsome smile and a … Continue reading

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Detroit Free Press – unfair and unbalanced

Under ACLU settlement, Detroit cops can’t ticket people just for questioning authority | Detroit Free Press | freep.com “The Detroit Police Department acknowledged the settlement and said its committed to upholding the constitutional rights of visitors and residents of the … Continue reading

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Hit Man Vincent Smothers goes the distance for wrongly incarcerated, disabled Davontae Sanford

On January 30th, the AP reported, “Smothers said he never used a 14-year-old accomplice – blind in one eye and learning disabled – to carry out his paid hits, mostly victims tied to Detroit’s drug trade.” It wasn’t Vincent Smothers’ … Continue reading

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