Category Archive: Habeas Corpus

Apr 17

Cecilia Becomes First Non-Human Person Freed By Habeas Corpus From Illegal Imprisonment

Cecilia at her new home in the sanctuary of large apes in Sorocaba, Brazil on 4-12-2017 (EFE - Fernando Bizerra Jr)

Cecilia, a chimpanzee in Argentina, has become the first non-human person in the world freed from illegal imprisonment by the granting of a writ of habeas corpus. On April 5, 2017 Cecilia arrived at the Sanctuary of Large Apes in Sorocaba, Brazil. She was transported from the zoo in Mendoza, Argentina were a judge ruled …

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Mar 23

Federal Judge Gloria Navarro Has Declared Kirstin Lobato Is Innocent

Las Vegas Tribune front page article on March 22, 2017

The Las Vegas Tribune’s published on the front page of its March 22, 2017 issue, “Federal Judge Gloria Navarro has declared Kirstin Lobato is innocent.” The article was written by Hans Sherrer, Justice Denied’s editor and publisher. The article can be read on the LV Tribune’s website at, LasVegasTribune.net. The article explains that U.S. District …

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Feb 16

Federal Court Is The Death Zone For Innocent State Prisoners

Federal court is the place where an innocent state prisoner goes as a last resort when the highest court in their state has denied justice. It is common to hear people assert a prisoner will finally get justice when they gets out of what is viewed as a state court system rigged to protect shady …

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Feb 01

Innocents Database Was Started 20 Years Ago, On February 1, 1997

By Hans Sherrer Feb. 1, 2017 The first entries were made in the Innocents Database on February 1, 1997. Today, twenty years later, it is the only database in the world that strives to include every identifiable exoneration in the United States, as well as internationally. The database is accessible from Justice Denied’s homepage. The …

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Jan 08

Innocence Project Agrees To Represent Kirstin Lobato

The Innocence Project in New York has agreed to represent Kirstin Lobato pro bono for the district court proceedings ordered by the Nevada Supreme Court in its November 23, 2016 ruling on her habeas corpus petition appeal. Prominent Las Vegas attorney David Chesnoff has agreed to serve pro bono as Ms. Lobato’s local counsel. Chesnoff’s …

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Nov 30

Nevada Supreme Court “Politicians” Sold Out To The DA In Kirstin Lobato Ruling

Las Vegas Tribune’s front page for Nov. 30, 2016 issue

The Las Vegas Tribune’s lead article on the front page of its November 30, 2016 issue is, “Nevada Supreme Court “Politicians” Sold Out To The DA In Kirstin Lobato Ruling.” The article was written by Hans Sherrer, Justice Denied’s editor and publisher. The article can be read on the LV Tribune’s website at, LasVegasTribune.net. On …

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Nov 27

Kirstin Lobato’s Habeas Case Sent Back To District Court By Nevada Supreme Court

On November 23, 2016 the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that Kirstin Lobato’s habeas corpus case will be returned to the district court for an evidentiary hearing and consideration of her actual innocence claim. Ms. Lobato was convicted in October 2006 of charges related to the death of homeless Duran Bailey in a Las Vegas bank’s …

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Nov 27

Justice Denied Issue 65 Is Now Online

Justice Denied Issue 65

Issue 65 of Justice Denied: the magazine for the wrongly convicted is available online. Issue 65 includes the following articles: Federal Judge Grants Brendan Dassey New Trial And Castigates His First Lawyer Justice Denied’s Mobile Device Homepage Is Online! David Bryant’s Rape Conviction Based On Fantasist’s Fabrications Tossed By Appeals Court Michael Kenneth McAlister Will …

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Sep 09

Kirstin Lobato Has Been Waiting Two Years For The Nevada Supreme Court’s Habeas Ruling

Kirstin Lobato Has Been Waiting Two Years For The Nevada Supreme Court’s Habeas Ruling By Hans Sherrer September 9, 2016 Two years ago the Nevada Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s habeas corpus case on September 9, 2014. The Court is considering Ms. Lobato’s appeal of the denial of her habeas corpus …

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Jun 16

U.S. Supreme Court Rules Prosecutor Cannot Later Be Judge In Case

Terrance Williams (PA DOC)

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 9, 2016 that the Fourteenth Amendment’s Due Process Clause requires the recusal of a judge who was previously involved in the prosecution of a case. Terrance Williams was 18 in 1984 when he was charged along with Marc C. Draper in the beating death of Amos Norwood in …

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