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Jun 24

ICANN turns Innocents Database back on

Marlon Brando as Don Vito Corleone in 'The Godfather' (Paramount Pictures)

By Hans Sherrer President, The Justice Institute Editor and Publisher, Justice Denied magazine ICANN turned on access to the Innocents Database on the afternoon of June 22 — more than four days after it was unexpectedly turned off on June 18. ICANN’s shutting down of Forejustice.org, that hosts the Innocents Database, was reported on Justice …

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Jun 21

Innocents Database blocked by ICANN, the world’s most dangerous NGO

By Hans Sherrer President, The Justice Institute Editor and Publisher, Justice Denied magazine On Sunday June 18, 2017 the Innocents Database unexpectedly went offline. For people unfamiliar with the Innocents Database (IDb), it is the world’s largest database of people wrongly convicted in the United States and other countries. It currently includes more than 8,500 …

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Jun 18

Nikki Yovino Offered Two Years In Prison For Falsely Accusing Two Men Of Rape

Nikki Yovino mug shot in Feb. 2017 (Bridgeport Police Dept.)

Nikki Yovino has been offered a plea deal of two years in prison for falsely accusing two young men of raping her during a party in Fairfield, Connecticut in 2016. Yovino was 18 and a student at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield when she told police on October 15, 2016 that the night before she …

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Jun 14

Chimps Kiko And Tommy Denied Habeas Corpus Relief In New York

Kiko at the nonprofit Primate Sanctuary in Niagara Falls, NY in July 2013 (AP)

A New York appeals court has unanimously affirmed a lower court’s denials of habeas corpus petitions that sought the relocation of two chimpanzees, Kiko and Tommy, by their forcible removal from their current owners. Kiko and Tommy are represented by The Nonhuman Rights Project (NhRP) based in Coral Springs, Florida, which argues that chimps have …

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May 29

23 Appointees For Calif. Judgeships Include Corporate Lawyers And Prosecutors

California Governor Jerry Brown (State of Calif.)

California Governor Jerry Brown appointed 23 Superior Court judges on May 22, 2017. Nineteen of the 23 were working for a government related agency at the time of their appointment. Of the four who weren’t, three worked for corporate law firms that could be expected to have political connections. One was a sole practitioner in …

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May 27

8,540 Cases Now In Innocents Database

The Innocents Database now includes 8,540 cases: 5,430 from the U.S., and 3,010 from 117 other countries. The database includes 4,603 U.S. cases from 2017 to 1989, when the first DNA exoneration occurred. The Innocents Database is the world’s largest database of exonerated persons, and it includes all identifiable exonerations in the United States, as …

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May 21

Justice Denied Issue 67 Is Now Online

Justice Denied Issue 67

Issue 67 of Justice Denied: the magazine for the wrongly convicted is available online. Issue 67 includes the following articles: 21,587 People Exonerated In Massachusetts Due To Fraudulent Crime Lab Testing Annie Dookhan’s Eight Year Rampage Of Faking Scientific Evidence Was Aided By The Legal System Innocents Database Was Started 20 Years Ago, On February …

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May 17

Judge William Kephart Is Charged With Publicly Interfering In Kirstin Lobato Case

Las Vegas Tribune’s front page for May 17, 2017 issue.

“Judge William Kephart Is Charged With Publicly Interfering In Kirstin Lobato Case,” is the lead news story on the front page of the Las Vegas Tribune’s May 17, 2017 issue. The news story details that five misconduct charges have been filed against Clark County District Court Judge William Kephart by the Nevada Commission on Judicial …

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May 11

Annie Dookhan’s Eight Year Rampage Of Faking Scientific Evidence To Convict Innocent People Was Aided By The Legal System

Annie Dookhan after her arrest in Sept. 2012 (David L Ryan -- Boston Globe, 2012)

Justice Denied Editorial Annie Dookhan’s saga of sabotaging more than twenty-one thousand criminal cases in Massachusetts during the eight years she “worked” as a chemist in the Hinton State Laboratory is chronicled in Justice Denied’s article, “21,587 People Exonerated In Massachusetts Due To Fraudulent Crime Lab Testing” (May 6, 2017). From her hiring in 2003 …

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May 06

21,587 People Exonerated In Massachusetts Due To Fraudulent Crime Lab Testing

21,587 drug related convictions were vacated by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on April 19, 2017. The Court also ordered dismissal of the cases. It was by far the most exonerations on a single day in United States history. The prosecution of all the cases relied on a “drug certificate” signed by Annie Dookhan, a …

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