Tag Archives: wrongful conviction

Reprieve: Kris Maharaj appeals again … will Florida finally do the right thing?

Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8140 For immediate release: Wed July 29, 2015 Jailed Florida Brit makes final appeal to prove innocence after 30 years   A British man who has spent the past 30 years in a Florida prison … Continue reading

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Brevard County, FL goes to the dogs … again.

Teen arrested in arson at Rockledge police officer’s home After a report of the blaze, Rockledge Police officials asked for bloodhounds from the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office to help in the search. Both dogs tracked a scent to Hughes’ home … Continue reading

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Ohio wants 81-year-old exoneronee to die disgraced

Ex-Death Row Inmate Pleads Case Again for Wrongful Imprisonment – WTTE – WTTE FOX28 During Wednesday’s court hearing an attorney for the state admitted [Dale] Johnston was innocent, but argued Ohio law prevents Johnston from coming to court a second … Continue reading

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Kris Marahaj: Final hearing day; prosecutor errs (“errs”?) on evidence

         Reprieve +44 (0) 207 553 8160 For immediate release: Fri Nov 14, 2014 A landmark hearing in Briton Kris Maharaj’s 28-year case concluded yesterday in Miami with key witnesses asserting his innocence. On the last day of … Continue reading

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I’m not feeling the Easter Saturday guilt anymore … it’s all on Kym Worthy now.

On a domestic violence shelter counselor’s advice, I purchased and read The Sociopath Next Door. She was right, the book explained everything. I had been grappling with how I could be fairly intelligent and yet have been so thoroughly fooled, … Continue reading

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Rick Perry throws out baby with bath water, messing with Texas – again.

Rick Perry hires defense attorney It’s pretty clear that Perry used Lehmberg’s DUI as an excuse to gut the Public Integrity Unit, which not only began the prosecution of former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, but also prosecuted criminal violations … Continue reading

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#FreeGaryBennett

Although I’m no longer new to Twitter, I’m still not very good at it.  That said, please find me, anyway – @wobblywarrior –  and retweet posts that will serve to free incarcerated innocents faster, like two from this morning with … Continue reading

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Maricopa County, AZ: Still crazy, after all these years … and it’s still OK with feds.

Money Pit: Andy Thomas’ Death-Penalty-Laden Years as Maricopa County Attorney – – News – Phoenix – Phoenix New Times Maricopa County then had almost 150 pending death-penalty cases. By contrast, Pima County — with about one-quarter of Maricopa’s population (which … Continue reading

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Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd has no ground to stand on re Stand Your Ground

Florida sheriffs: Keep ‘Stand your ground’ as written | FLORIDA TODAY | floridatoday.com The Florida Sheriff’s Association is no longer neutral on the state’s controversial “stand your ground” law. Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, the new president of the association, … Continue reading

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Mainstream media mangles meaning of Timely Justice Act

Sides debate whether Florida Gov. Rick Scott should sign ‘Timely Justice Act’ affecting death penalty process | Gainesville.com Rod Smith, a Gainesville attorney, former member of the Florida Senate and former state attorney for the Eighth Judicial Circuit, said that … Continue reading

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