November 2013 archive

Nov 28

Vermont Supreme Court Acquits Tyler Smith Waters For Texting His Former Partner

Windham County Courthouse in Newfane, Vermont

Tyler Smith Waters has been acquitted by the Vermont Supreme Court of his conviction of violating an abuse-prevention order. The Court ruled sending text messages to his former partner was not harassment. In 2007 Waters had a child with a woman he had lived with for several years in Brattleboro, Vermont. When they split-up she …

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Nov 23

Compensation Ordered For Man Wrongly Convicted Of Attempted Culpable Homicide

Kerala High Court in Kochi, Kerala, India (www.highcourtofkerala.nic.in)

India’s High Court in Kerala has ordered that Muraleedharan R U be provided with compensation for his wrongful conviction of attempted culpable homicide. In 2004 Muraleedharan was an employee of the Changaramkari temple in Mararikulam, on India’s southwest coast. On September 27, 2004 he got into a fight with a neighbor who used Muraleedharan’s motorcycle …

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Nov 15

Man Freed After 10 Years Imprisonment When Wife Tracks Down Actual Killer

Ly Nguyen Chung in detention after his arrest on October 25, 2013.

Nguyen Thanh Chan’s 2004 murder and robbery convictions have been voided by Vietnam’s Supreme People’s Court after his wife tracked down the man who actually committed the crimes. Chan was 42 when arrested on September 28, 2003 for the murder of a 31-year-old woman on August 15 in the village of Nghia Trung in Vietnam’s …

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