November 2015 archive

Nov 30

Jeremy Nichols Acquitted By NM Supreme Court Of Permitting Neglect In Death Of Infant Son

Jeremy Nichols during his trial in 2010

On November 19, 2015 the New Mexico Supreme Court overturned the conviction of Jeremy Nichols and acquitted him based on the prosecution’s failure to introduce any evidence he was guilty of permitting neglect that resulted in great bodily harm or the death of his six-month-old son Kaden Nichols. Nichols’ wife Alycia Nichols gave birth to …

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Nov 22

Justice Denied Issue 61 Is Now Online

Justice Denied Issue 61

Issue 61 of Justice Denied: the magazine for the wrongly convicted is available online. Issue 61 includes the following articles: Charles Julius Guiteau Did Not Assassinate President James Garfield Innocents Database Is Now Searchable and Sortable Online Awarded $2.87 Million For 10 Years Wrongful Imprisonment Derral Wayne Hodgkins Released From Death Row After Murder Acquittal …

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Nov 05

Murphy’s Law In Action — Appeal Electronically Submitted Four Days Early Was Untimely Because It Wasn’t Filed By Clerk

Murphy's law - what can go wrong will go wrong

Filing a notice of appeal on time is critically important because dismissal of an appeal can be expected if it is filed even 5 minutes late. The proliferation of electronic filing of documents in federal and state courts has increased the diligence necessary to ensure compliance with a filing deadline — because electronically submitting an …

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