Monthly Archive: May 2014

May 31

Judge Constance Briscoe Sentenced To 16 Months Imprisonment For Lying During Police Investigation

Carmen Briscoe-Mitchell, the mother of Judge Constance Brisco.

Judge Constance Briscoe has been sentenced to 16 months in prison after her convictions of lying to the police and falsifying documents during a police investigation — becoming the first British judge in several decades to be imprisoned for her criminal activity. The convictions of Judge Briscoe, 56, were the result of her lying to …

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May 15

Delaware Public Defender’s Office Files Motions To Overturn Hundreds Of Tainted Drug Convictions

Delaware Chief Medical Examiner Richard T. Callery

On February 20, 2014 the Delaware State Police shut down the Controlled Substances Lab inside the Delaware Medical Examiner’s Office after it was discovered the lab had lax security, and drug evidence for criminal cases was missing and in some cases replaced with fake evidence. Within days the Delaware’s Attorney General requested that all drug …

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May 14

Kirstin Blaise Lobato And Jeffrey Deskovic Featured In Debut Episode Of Al Jazeera America Cable Series

The System with Joe Berlinger (full poster)

The cases of Kirstin Blaise Lobato and Jeffrey Deskovic are featured in the first episode of an eight-part documentary series about the state of the legal system in the United States. The series — “The System, with Joe Berlinger” — will premiere on Sunday, May 18 at 9 p.m. Eastern/9 p.m. Pacific time, on the …

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May 01

Innocents Database Webpage Now Includes Detailed Statistical Information

The Innocents Database linked to from Justice Denied’s website is the world largest database of persons exonerated of their convicted crime. The database’s webpage was updated on May 1 to include detailed statistical information about the 4,622 cases currently in the database online that include 2,766 U.S. cases, and 1,856 cases from 110 other countries. …

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