Feb 11

3rd Revised and Updated Edition of “Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s Unreasonable Conviction” Now Available Online!

“Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s Unreasonable Conviction” (Revised & Updated 3rd edition) by Hans Sherrer

The third revised and updated edition of Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s Unreasonable Conviction — Possibility of Guilt Replaces Proof Beyond A Reasonable Doubt, has just been published! The book is available in PDF format to be read or downloaded at no charge for personal use from Justice Denied’s website.* More than 61,000 copies of the second …

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Jan 30

Kengo Iwamoto’s Rape Conviction Tossed In Japan Based On False DNA Trial Testimony

Kengo Iwamoto (KYODO)

Kengo Iwamoto has been acquitted of rape by the Fukuoka High Court in Japan based on new evidence the prosecution presented false DNA evidence at his trial. Iwamoto was 19 when he was charged with raping a 17-year-old girl in October 2012 in Kagoshima, Japan. Kagoshima is on the southwestern tip of Kyushu island, about …

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Jan 29

300 U.S. Exonerations In 2015

Three hundred exonerations in the United States in 2015 are documented in the Innocents Database, which is the only database in the world that attempts to compile all known exonerations in the United States, as well as internationally. The database includes 202 international exonerations in 2015. The 2015 U.S. exonerations were greater than the 231 …

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Jan 29

Kirstin Blaise Lobato Has Twice Been Wrongly Convicted Because Of ‘Tragic Choices’

Kirstin Blaise Lobato after her release on bail in Dec. 2005 awaiting her retrial.

Kirstin Blaise Lobato Has Twice Been Wrongly Convicted Because Of ‘Tragic Choices’ By Hans Sherrer January 29, 2007 “We cannot know why the world suffers. But we can know how the world decides that suffering shall come to some persons and not to others.” Guido Calabresi and Philip Bobbit in Tragic Choices (1978) Author’s Note: …

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Dec 29

Nevada Grants 17 Unconditional Pardons In 2015

Nevada State Seal

The Nevada Board of Pardons has issued 17 unconditional pardons in 2015. The nine members of the Nevada Board of Pardons Commissioners are the governor, the attorney general, and the seven members of the supreme court. The pardons board has the authority to issue a conditional pardon that can commute or reduce a sentence, or …

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Dec 04

State Courts Earn ‘F’ Rating In 2015 Judicial Integrity Report

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State courts in the U.S. earned an overall judicial integrity rating of F in a new report released by The Center for Public Integrity (CPI). The courts in only eight states earned a judicial integrity rating above D-, and courts in 33 states flunked by earning an F judicial integrity rating. The “2015 State Integrity …

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Dec 01

Innocents Database Now Sortable And Searchable!!

The <a href=”http://forejustice.org/innocentsdatabase.htm”>Innocents Database</a> linked to from Justice Denied’s website is not only the world’s largest database of exonerated persons, but it is the only database in the world that attempts to compile all known exonerations in the United States, as well as internationally. The Innocents Database currently includes 5,943 cases — 3,604 from the …

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Nov 30

Jeremy Nichols Acquitted By NM Supreme Court Of Permitting Neglect In Death Of Infant Son

Jeremy Nichols during his trial in 2010

On November 19, 2015 the New Mexico Supreme Court overturned the conviction of Jeremy Nichols and acquitted him based on the prosecution’s failure to introduce any evidence he was guilty of permitting neglect that resulted in great bodily harm or the death of his six-month-old son Kaden Nichols. Nichols’ wife Alycia Nichols gave birth to …

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Nov 22

Justice Denied Issue 61 Is Now Online

Justice Denied Issue 61

Issue 61 of Justice Denied: the magazine for the wrongly convicted is available online. Issue 61 includes the following articles: Charles Julius Guiteau Did Not Assassinate President James Garfield Innocents Database Is Now Searchable and Sortable Online Awarded $2.87 Million For 10 Years Wrongful Imprisonment Derral Wayne Hodgkins Released From Death Row After Murder Acquittal …

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Nov 05

Murphy’s Law In Action — Appeal Electronically Submitted Four Days Early Was Untimely Because It Wasn’t Filed By Clerk

Murphy's law - what can go wrong will go wrong

Filing a notice of appeal on time is critically important because dismissal of an appeal can be expected if it is filed even 5 minutes late. The proliferation of electronic filing of documents in federal and state courts has increased the diligence necessary to ensure compliance with a filing deadline — because electronically submitting an …

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