Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 30

William Coleman Is In 6th Year Of Hunger Strike Protesting His Innocence Of Rape Conviction

William "Bill" Coleman (www.billcolemaninnocentmanwrongfullyconvicted.webs.com)

William “Bill” Coleman began a hunger strike in September 2007 to protest his innocence after the Connecticut Court of Appeals affirmed his 2005 convictions for sexual assaulting his estranged wife and related charges. Coleman’s hunger strike is believed to be the longest in U.S. history by a prisoner. Coleman and his wife entered the United …

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May 28

Sandra DiGiacomo Hasn’t Exhibited The Integrity Necessary To Be A Judge

The following article was accepted as an Op-Ed by the Las Vegas Tribune for its May 29, 2013 issue. Sandra DiGiacomo Hasn’t Exhibited The Integrity Necessary To Be A Judge By Hans Sherrer* A judge makes decisions that directly affect the life and property of the persons who appear before him or her. The U.S. …

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May 20

Fifth Annual Freedom March for the Wrongfully Convicted

2013 Freedom March Banner

The 5th Annual Freedom March for the wrongfully convicted will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Monday, June 3, 2013. The event will begin at 1 p.m. on the steps of the City County Building at 414 Grant Street in downtown Pittsburgh. Speakers will include Terrell Johnson, Erica Johnson, MaryAnn Lubas and others. Terrell Johnson …

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May 19

Barry Beach’s Murder Conviction Reinstated By The Montana Supreme Court

Barry Beach during evidentiary hearing in Lewistown, Montana on August 1, 2011 (KTVQ-TV, Billings, MT)

The Montana Supreme Court reinstated the 1984 murder conviction of Barry Beach on May 14, 2013. By a 4 to 3 vote, the Montana Supreme Court ruled that District Court Judge E. Wayne Phillips abused his discretion when in November 2011 he vacated Beach’s conviction as a miscarriage of justice based of new evidence supporting …

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May 16

Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s Police Statement Is About Her Assault At The Budget Suites Hotel

  Prepared by Hans Sherrer[1] May 16, 2013 Kirstin Blaise Lobato has stated for 12 years she was assaulted at the Budget Suites Hotel in east Las Vegas in May 2001, which is not an admission to Duran Bailey’s homicide on July 8, 2001 in west Las Vegas at the Nevada State Bank. I Kirstin …

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