Tag Archives: Harry Connick Sr

Albert Woodfox to be freed!

Federal Judge Orders Angola 3’s Albert Woodfox Unconditionally Released After 43 Years in Solitary Confinement | Solitary Watch June 8, 2015 by Jean Casella and James Ridgeway This afternoon, a federal judge in Louisiana issued an unconditional writ of habeas … Continue reading

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Whiny cops paid $4m for “discrimination”; exoneree paid $1m for 39 years of his life

Wrongly jailed since ’75 = $1 million settlement while police who got desk duty get $4 million A 12-year-old boy who later admitted to making his entire testimony up was the only evidence linking Ricky Jackson to the murder of … Continue reading

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Bar associations can’t be allowed to continue law enforcement role

State Bar denies grievance against DA | Amarillo Globe-News The State Bar of Texas has denied an Austin-based group’s grievance against Randall County Criminal District Attorney James Farren, rejecting claims that he concealed evidence, coerced testimony and threatened key prosecution … Continue reading

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Texas grants Linda Carty new hearing. It’s about time. And it’s about Ginsburg.

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Wed Feb 25, 2015 British death row grandmother granted new hearing A Texas court has today granted British death row grandmother Linda Carty a new hearing to assess recently discovered evidence … Continue reading

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Holder’s biggest lie: Our system of justice is the best in the world … #OfMiceAndMen

Eric Holder: Moratorium On Death Penalty ‘Would Be Appropriate’ Pending Supreme Court Decision Published on Feb 17, 2015 Attorney General Eric Holder called Tuesday for a moratorium on the death penalty pending a Supreme Court decision on the use of … Continue reading

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Hey Harris County: where’d the shoelaces come from? #DeadInmates

Death row inmate found dead in Harris County jail – Houston Chronicle Two witnesses who testified in the capital murder trial that Williams was the gunman have said they were pressured to lie by prosecutors and investigators. The two women … 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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