Monthly Archive: December 2012

Dec 27

Josephine Greensill Acquitted Of Indecent Assaults Allegedly Committed in 1979

Josephine Greensill after her acquittal by the Victoria Court of Appeals on November 22, 2012 and her release from prison. (Joe Armao, The Age (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

Josephine Mary Greensill has been acquitted on appeal of indecently assaulting two 8-year-old boys in 1979 who were students at the school where she taught near Melbourne, Australia. She was released after 2 years and 4 months of imprisonment. In 1979 Greensill was a 28-year-old third-grade teacher at the Bayswater Primary School in Bayswater, a …

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Dec 21

Stephanie Lee Matz Acquitted By Appeals Court Of Possessing Gambling Devices

Pharroh’s bar at 1607 Sycamore St.in Waterloo, Iowa on Oct. 5, 2009 (Tiffany Rushing, WCF Courier)

Stephanie Lee Matz was acquitted on December 12, 2012 by the Iowa Court of Appeals which reversed her convictions of unlawfully possessing gambling devices. Stephanie Matz was the owner and operator of Pharroh’s nightclub in Waterloo, Iowa in September 2009 when State authorities discovered during an inspection that she had let the “amusement” device registration …

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Dec 11

Oregon Supreme Court Sets New Eyewitness Guidelines In Overturning Samuel Lawson’s Murder Conviction

Samuel Lawson (Oregon Dept. of Corrections website)

In unanimously overturning the aggravated murder convictions of Samuel Lawson on November 29, 2012, the Oregon Supreme Court established comprehensive new guidelines for the admissibility of eyewitness identification evidence in Oregon state courts. At about 10 p.m. on August 21, 2003, Noris and Sherl Hilde were both shot in their trailer while camping in the …

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Dec 03

Hans Sherrer Explains In Lawless America Video How The AEDPA Keeps Innocent Persons Imprisoned

Bill Windsor (lawlessamerica.com 2012)

Lawless America was a project started by Bill Windsor to videotape “testimony” by persons in the United States about different aspects of this country’s disfunctional legal system. In June 2012 Mr. Windsor began traveling to one or more cities in every state collecting his video taped testimony. On September 6, 2012 he was in Seattle …

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