Category: No Crime Committed

Feb 21

Juvy Amarela And Junard Racho Acquitted Because ‘Woman’s Honor’ Is Outdated Concept A Woman Won’t Lie About Rape

Philippines Supreme Court Justice Samuel Martires who wrote the ruling overturning the ‘woman’s honor’ doctrine, in Philippines Vs. Juvy D. Amarela and Junard G. Racho, G.R. Nos. 225642-43 (Phil. Sup. Ct., Third Div, Jan. 17, 2018).

The 58-year-old precedent that a reputable ‘woman’s honor’ prevents her from lying about being raped was overturned by the Philippines Supreme Court on January 18, 2018. The Supreme Court acquitted Juvy Amarela and Junard Racho who were convicted in 2012 of raping a woman in Davao City in separate incidents that allegedly occurred hours apart …

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Jan 19

165 Men Cleared Of Historical Homosexual Convictions in England and Wales

Disregarding Certain Criminal Convictions, UK Home Office

One-hundred-sixty-five men in England and Wales have had their historical conviction disregarded for a homosexual act that is no longer considered a crime. Homosexuality was decriminalized in 1967 in England and Wales. However, a conviction is still listed in court records and appears on a person’s criminal record. The Protection of Freedoms Act (PFA) enacted …

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Jan 16

Nolubabalo Nomsuka To Sue For Almost Six Years Wrongful Imprisonment For Death Of Her Newborn Baby

Nolubabalo Nomsuka (eNCA)

Nolubabalo Nomsuka is planning to sue for compensation for her almost six years of wrongful imprisonment in South Africa. In November 2017 she was acquitted on appeal of murder in the death of her baby who died at birth. In December 2011 Nomsuka was 23 and living at the Wema Hostel, near Lamontville, several miles …

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Jan 06

Philip Queree’s Indecent Assault Conviction For Touching Woman’s Breasts During Consensual Sex Tossed On Appeal

Philip Queree (The Sun (London))

Philip Queree was acquitted on January 4, 2018 by an appeals court in Jersey of indecent assault for touching his partner’s breasts during consensual sex. The appeals court ruled the prosecution’s evidence failed to prove Queree committed a crime. Queree and the woman, identified in court documents as Miss X, met on August 18, 2016 …

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Dec 31

Danny Steven Kay Cleared Of Rape By Accuser’s Facebook Messages That Showed Sex Was Consensual

Danny Kay (r) & sister-in-law Sarah Maddison (l) who discovered the exculpatory Facebook messages, after his conviction was overturned on Dec. 21, 2017 (Les Wilson - The Sun (London))

Danny Steven Kay’s rape conviction in Derby, England was quashed on December 21, 2017 by an appeals court based on the discovery of Facebook messages sent by his accuser that showed their sexual encounter was consensual. On July 28, 2012 a 16-year-old female reported to the Derby police — at the urging of her mother …

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Dec 21

Liam Allan Acquitted Of Rape After Prosecutors Disclose Texts Of His Accuser Bragging About Sex With Him

Liam Allan (Facebook)

Liam Allan was acquitted of rape and sexual assault in Croydon, England on December 14, 2017, after the prosecution disclosed exculpatory text messages it had concealed for two years. In the texts his accuser begged him for sex, praised his penis, boasted about their sex romps, and expressed rape fantasies. Croydon is a suburb of London. …

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Dec 19

Linda Ingber Acquitted By NY Appeals Court Of Using Portable Electronic Device While Driving

Olympus model DS-5500 voice recorder

Linda Ingber has been acquitted by a New York appeals court of using a portable electronic device while operating a motor vehicle. Ingber’s conviction was based on her use of a dedicated dictation device while she was driving. On February 11, 2015 Ingber was driving in Lake Success, New York. Lake Success is a village …

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Nov 22

Nicole Harris Denied Compensation By Federal Jury That Rejected Her Claim Chicago PD Framed Her For Son’s Death

Nicole Harris after her release in 2013 (NW Univ. Center on Wrongful Convictions)

On November 17, 2017 a federal court jury in Chicago ruled against Nicole Harris’ federal civil rights lawsuit that claimed Chicago Police Department officers framed her for her 4-year-old son Jaquari’s death in May 2005. Harris was incarcerated for almost eight years before her murder conviction was overturned and she was released in 2013. Jaquari …

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Nov 09

Desiree Fairooz’ Conviction Overturned For Disrupting U.S. Senate Hearing

Desiree Anita Fairooz aka Desiree Ali-Fairooz being arrested on January 10, 2017 (Ryan J. Reilly)

Desiree Anita Fairooz’ charges resulting from her disruption of the U.S. Senate’s confirmation hearing of Jeff Sessions for Attorney General were dismissed on November 6, 2017, after the prosecution notified the judge it would not retry her. On January 10, 2017 Fairooz, aka Desiree Ali-Fairooz, laughed out loud during the U.S. Senate’s confirmation hearing for …

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Aug 25

Jemma Beale Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison After Falsely Accusing 15 Men Of Rape Or Sexual Assault

Jemma Beale was sentenced on August 24, 2017 to ten years in prison. In July a jury convicted Beale of perjury and obstruction of justice for falsely alleging from 2010 to 2013 that 15 men in southeast England had raped or sexually assaulted her. Beale, 25, lives in the London suburb of Addlestone. She was …

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