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Kirstin Blaise Lobato vs. State of Nevada

Kirstin Blaise Lobato was convicted in October 2006 of charges related to the murder of a homeless man in Las Vegas on July 8, 2001. It is physically impossible that Ms. Lobato committed those crimes. She was 18 in 2001, and on the entire day of July 8 she was 170 miles north of Las Vegas at her parents' house in Panaca, Nevada where she was living.


Ms. Lobato’s 770-page state habeas corpus petition challenging her convictions was filed on May 5, 2010. The petition's 79 grounds include 24 grounds based on new evidence. Key new evidence are reports by three forensic entomologists and a forensic pathologist that the man died after 8 pm on the evening of July 8. The prosecution concedes Ms. Lobato could not have been in Las Vegas after 9:30 am that morning, and that she was in Panaca the entire evening of the 8th. There is also new evidence the murderer's shoeprints imprinted in blood at the crime scene were made by a person with a much larger shoeprint than Ms. Lobato. There is also new evidence the man was murdered by friends of a woman he viciously beat and raped a week before his death. Perhaps most disturbing is new evidence the prosecutors and police involved in Ms. Lobato’s case know she is innocent yet still proceeded with her trial.


Ms. Lobato's wrongful conviction is particularly outrageous because she did not know the murdered man, she had never been to the murder scene, and she was 170 miles away at the time the crime occurred. Ms. Lobato has no more connection to the crime than if she had been selected for prosecution by being chosen from a hat full of the names of people with a Nevada driver's license.


In 2010 the Innocence Project in New York accepted Ms. Lobato's case to pursue DNA testing of crime scene evidence that could prove her innocence. In March 2010 the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted endorsed Ms. Lobato's case, writing: "AIDWYC believes after a thorough review and assessment of Ms. Lobato's case that she is innocent."

Websites


Justice4Kirstin

(official website)


Guilty Until Proven Innocent

(Lobato family’s website)







“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.)

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792 page book includes:


* Complete 770-page Nevada state habeas corpus petition filed with the Clark County District Court in Las Vegas on May 5, 2010. The petition has 79 grounds and 101 exhibits.


* Included is index of the petition that makes it easy to find each page referring to a particular topic.

Kirstin Lobato’s Habeas Corpus Petition is Available In A Book!

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Justice:Denied articles


Las Vegas Police and Prosecutors Frame Woman 170 Miles From Murder Scene - Kirstin Lobato’s “Very Peculiar Story”

Justice:Denied Issue 26,

Fall 2004


Possibility Of Guilt Replaces Proof Beyond A Reasonable Doubt

Justice:Denied Issue 34,

Fall 2006


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Habeas Corpus petition filed on May 5, 2010


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A Summary Of  Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s Innocence Of Any Involvement In The Death Of Duran Bailey On July 8, 2001


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