Monthly Archive: September 2014

Sep 17

Henry Lee McCollum and Leon Brown Exonerated By New Evidence After 31 Years of Wrongful Imprisonment

Leon Brown after his exoneration on September 2, 2014 (Jenny Warburg)

After 31 years of wrongful imprisonment half-brothers Henry Lee McCollum and Leon Brown were released based on new evidence they are innocent of the rape and murder of 11-year-old Sabrina Buie in Red Springs, North Carolina in September 1983. The new evidence was the DNA profile identified from a cigarette butt found near Ms. Buie’s …

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Sep 08

Kirstin Blaise Lobato Oral Arguments Broadcast Live On Nevada Supreme Court’s Website

Kirstin Blaise Lobato before her trial began in September 2006

On September 9, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. all seven justices of the Nevada Supreme Court will hear oral arguments regarding Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s habeas corpus petition that asserts she is actually and factually innocent of her 2006 convictions of charges related to Duran Bailey’s homicide in Las Vegas on July 8, 2001. Live video of …

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