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Kirstin Blaise Lobato


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Table 1

27 Significant Differences Between Bailey’s Death and Blaise’s Statement Known to the LVMPD at the Time of Her Arrest on July 20, 2001. (updated 11-1-10)

Table 2

13 Significant Differences Between Bailey’s Death and Blaise’s Statement Learned by the LVMPD and the Clark County D.A.’s Office After Blaise’s Arrest On July 20, 2001. (updated 11-1-10)

Table 3

Alibi Timeline Of Blaise’s Continuous Presence In Panaca From July 2 to July 9. (updated 11-1-10)

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Table 4

14 Inconsistencies Between Facts of Bailey’s Murder and his Behavior and Blaise

(Not considering the differences between Blaise’s statement and the facts of Bailey’s murder. See Tables 1 and 2 for those differences.)




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The Introduction provides a basic overview of the case, and helps to understand the Tables that detail the State’s lack of a case.

Photos of Landmarks

Aerial photo of physical landmarks identified by Blaise in her statement.

Aerial photo of physical landmarks near the scene of Duran Bailey’s murder. (updated 11-1-10)

Habeas Corpus petition filed on May 5, 2010


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Click here to view Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s 770 page habeas corpus petition filed in the Clark County District Court on May 5, 2010.


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18-year-old Kirstin Blaise Lobato was at her parents’ house in Panaca, Nevada, 170 miles north of Las Vegas, the entire day of July 8, 2001. On July 8 a homeless man was murdered in Las Vegas. Ms. Lobato had never met the man, nor had she ever been to the Las Vegas bank where he was murdered.

First-degree murder charges were filed against Ms. Lobato without any evidence connecting her to the victim or the crime scene. After her first-degree murder conviction in May 2002 was overturned based on errors by the trial judge, she was retried and convicted in October 2006 of voluntary manslaughter and other charges related to the man’s death. She was sentenced to a maximum of 35 years in prison.

How could she be convicted when the prosecution is required to prove a defendant’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt?  This book explains that in the U.S. today the prosecution’s speculation it is “possible” a person committed a crime is enough for that person to be found guilty and imprisoned for decades.

Kirstin Blaise Lobato

vs. State of Nevada


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Timeline of Key Events Events

Timeline and summary of key events in Blaise’s case. (updated 11-1-10)


Hans Sherrer, editor and publisher of Justice Denied created this webpage.

“She placed her belief in the justice system, and she ended up being convicted of a crime that she did not commit.”


United States District Court Judge Gloria Navarro

(Stated when she was Ms. Lobato’s attorney and a

Clark County Deputy Special Public Defender in May 2002.)

Lobato’s Opening Brief To The Nevada Supreme Court


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