June 2013 archive

Jun 23

Wisconsin Claims Board Ordered To Award David Turnpaugh Equitable Compensation

Gavel and legal books

A Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge has ordered the State of Wisconsin Claims Board to determine how much money will equitably compensate David Turnpaugh for his wrongful convictions in 2006 for soliciting prostitution and bail jumping. The ruling vacates the Claims Board’s December 19, 2012 award of $00.00 compensation to Turnpaugh. In March 2006 Turnpaugh …

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Jun 14

Woman Sues For Forced False Confession She Wasn’t Raped

Marc P. O’Leary at the time of his arrest in February 2011. (Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office)

A woman has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of Lynnwood, Washington, police officers, and a federally and state funded organization and its employees, for violations of her constitutional rights related to her being prosecuted in 2008 for falsely reporting a rape that had in fact occurred. To protect her privacy the …

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Jun 12

Mother Acquitted By Appeals Court Of Wilful Child Neglect Conviction

New Zealand’s Court of Appeal building in Wellington, New Zealand

A mother has been acquitted by New Zealand’s Court of Appeal of her wilful neglect conviction for smoking methamphetamine when her son was in their house. During a police investigation of the mother’s methamphetamine use a detective obtained a hair sample from her 3-year-old son. The hair tested positive for the presence of a trace …

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Jun 03

Glenn Michael Larkin, M.D. (1935-2013)

Glenn Michael Larkin, M.D.

A Personal Memoriam By Hans Sherrer, Editor and Publisher of Justice Denied Glenn Michael Larkin, M.D. and I worked together on several cases of injustice over a number of years and we communicated with each other innumerable times. I always called him Dr. Larkin, and never Glenn, so I will continue doing so in this …

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Jun 02

Karen Anne Christiansen Acquitted By CA Appeals Court Of Conflict Of Interest Convictions

Karen Anne Christiansen, 52, outside Santa Monica Courthouse on December 26, 2010 the day she was charged (Scott Smeltzer, Daily Pilot (Newport, CA))

The California Court of Appeals has acquitted Karen Anne Christiansen of her 2011 conflict of interest convictions and ordered dismissal of the charges. On June 1, 2006 Karen Anne Christiansen began a contractual relationship with the Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD) for her to provide consulting services as an independent contractor. The contract specifically …

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