Category: Homicide

Oct 13

Kirstin Lobato’s Evidentiary Hearing — Fifth Day Report — Hearing Completed

Melisa Sopher, Jane Pucher, Adnan Sultan and Vanessa Potkin (L to R) The Innocents Project of New York’s legal team during Kirstin Lobato’s evidentiary hearing in Las Vegas from Oct. 9 to Oct. 13, 2017. The picture was taken in the courtroom after the evidentiary hearing concluded. (Ms. Sopher is a paralegal, while the other three are lawyers with Ms. Potkin the lead lawyer.) (Photo by Hans Sherrer)

The Fifth day of Kirstin Lobato’s evidentiary hearing for two ineffective assistance of counsel claims in her habeas corpus petition began at 10:45 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 in the Clark County Courthouse in Las Vegas. Ms. Lobato was convicted in 2006 of voluntary manslaughter and other charges related to Duran Bailey’s homicide in …

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Oct 12

Kirstin Lobato’s Evidentiary Hearing — Fourth Day Report

The fourth day of Kirstin Lobato’s evidentiary hearing for two ineffective assistance of counsel claims in her habeas corpus petition began at 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 in the Clark County Courthouse in Las Vegas. Ms. Lobato was convicted in 2006 of voluntary manslaughter and other charges related to Duran Bailey’s homicide in …

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Oct 11

Kirstin Lobato’s Evidentiary Hearing — Third Day Report

The third day of Kirstin Lobato’s evidentiary hearing for two ineffective assistance of counsel claims in her habeas corpus petition began at 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017 in the Clark County Courthouse in Las Vegas. Ms. Lobato was convicted in 2006 of voluntary manslaughter and other charges related to Duran Bailey’s homicide in …

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Oct 10

Kirstin Lobato’s Evidentiary Hearing — Second Day Report

The second day of Kirstin Lobato’s evidentiary hearing for two ineffective assistance of counsel claims in her habeas corpus petition began at 11:40 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 in the Clark County Courthouse in Las Vegas. Ms. Lobato was convicted in 2006 of voluntary manslaughter and other charges related to Duran Bailey’s homicide in …

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Oct 09

Kirstin Lobato’s Evidentiary Hearing — First Day Report

The first day of Kirstin Lobato’s evidentiary hearing for two ineffective assistance of counsel claims in her habeas corpus petition began at 1:15 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 in the Clark County Courthouse in Las Vegas. Ms. Lobato was convicted in 2006 of voluntary manslaughter and other charges related to Duran Bailey’s homicide in …

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Oct 07

Kirstin Lobato’s Evidentiary Hearing Is Personal For Clark County DA’s Office & Metro PD

Kirstin Lobato’s evidentiary hearing for two ineffective assistance of counsel claims in her habeas corpus petition begins on Monday, Oct. 9, 2017 in the Clark County Courthouse in Las Vegas. Ms. Lobato was convicted in 2006 of voluntary manslaughter and other charges related to Duran Bailey’s homicide in Las Vegas on July 8, 2001. She …

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Oct 04

Judge William Kephart Is Reprimanded For Publicly Advocating Kirstin Lobato Is Guilty

Las Vegas Tribune’s front page for October 4, 2017 issue

“Judge William Kephart is reprimanded for publicly advocating Kirstin Lobato is guilty,” is a front-page news story in the Las Vegas Tribune’s October 4, 2017 issue. The news story details that Clark County District Court Judge William Kephart has been publicly reprimanded by the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline after he admitted to committing five …

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Sep 20

Conviction Review Unit (CRU) Deceived The Innocents Project About Kirstin Lobato’s Case

Kirstin Lobato CRU article in Las Vegas Tribune, September 20, 2017 issue

“Conviction Review Unit (CRU) deceived the Innocence Project about Kirstin Lobato’s case,” is a news story in the Las Vegas Tribune’s September 20, 2017 issue. In the fall of 2016 Clark County District Attorney Steven Wolfson established a Conviction Review Unit to review a prisoner’s claim that new evidence establishes their actual innocence of their …

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Aug 29

Jennifer Marchant Acquitted By New York Appeals Court Because She Killed Boyfriend In Self-defense

Jennifer Marchant (Jen Marchant, myspace.com webpage)

Jennifer R. Marchant was acquitted in July 2017 by a New York appeals court of manslaughter in the stabbing death of her boyfriend in 2013. The court ruled she acted in self-defense and ordered dismissal of her charge. On August 25, 2017 the Niagara County District Attorney announced the appeals court’s ruling would not be …

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Aug 24

$1,000 Reward Offered To Anyone Who Answers 20 Questions To Prove Kirstin Lobato Is Guilty

Duran Bailey superimposed over his blood after rectum injury (LVMPD photo)

$1,000 Reward Offered To Anyone Who Answers 20 Questions To Prove Kirstin Lobato Is Guilty www.justicedenied.org/lobatocontest.pdf A $1,000 reward is being offered by Justice Denied to anyone who can answer 20 questions to prove Kirstin Blaise Lobato is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt of Duran Bailey’s homicide on July 8, 2001 in Las Vegas. The …

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