Tag Archives: Van de Kamp v Goldstein

Apology Lite: prosecutor wants taxpayers to pay for his “mistakes”

Glenn Ford Exonerated After Spending 30 YEARS On Louisiana Death Row – Published on Mar 14, 2014 —————————————– Lead prosecutor apologizes for role in sending Glenn Ford to death row I apologize to Glenn Ford for all the misery I … Continue reading

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End #CriminalizingMentalIllness: Bust the American Bar Association …

When Cell Door Opens, Tough Tactics and Risk – NYTimes.com The morning after Mr. Toll died, the phone rang at Ms. Luna’s house at 5:30. A man who identified himself as the prison chaplain told Ms. Luna that her son … 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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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 … Continue reading

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Get well quickly, Justice Ginsberg; we need your rocking dissents.

For Immediate Release For Further Information Contact: November 26, 2014 Kathleen Arberg (202) 479-3211 Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a coronary catheterization procedure this morning at MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute at MedStar Washington Hospital Center to place a stent … Continue reading

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Exonerations continue to rip-off taxpayers …

Judge Approves $10 Million Wrongful Conviction Deal | New York Law Journal A federal judge has signed off on a $10 million settlement between Jabbar Collins and New York City, a pact that will award the wrongfully convicted man’s attorney … Continue reading

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What Thurgood Marshall would most likely say about our justice system

The Marshall Project The Marshall Project is a not-for-profit, non-partisan news organization dedicated to covering America’s criminal justice system …   Our name is an homage to Supreme Court justice and crusading civil rights attorney Thurgood Marshall.   via The Marshall … Continue reading

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