October 2016 archive

Oct 31

Kenya’s President Commutes Sentence Of 2,747 Death Row Prisoners

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta (wikileaks.org)

On October 24, 2016 Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta commuted the sentence of all 2,747 persons on death row to a sentence of life imprisonment. In addition, the president issued pardons to 102 prisoners serving long sentences. President Kenyatta’s office issued the following statement: President Uhuru Kenyatta has signed commutation documents commuting all death sentences into …

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Oct 25

Massachusetts Governor Pardoned 12 People Based On Innocence … In 1884

Massachusetts Governor George D. Robinson (1884-1887)

Regular news reports about the exoneration of a man or woman who was wrongly convicted of a crime may mislead a person to think it is a recent phenomena. It isn’t. In the four years since 2013 there have been 13 exonerations in Massachusetts. That is impressive. However, Massachusetts Governor George D. Robinson granted full …

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Oct 22

James Comey’s Dishonest And Possibly Illegal Conduct As FBI Director

James Comey Wanted Poster

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Oct 16

Juan Rivera’s Wrongful Conviction Lawsuit Settlement Is Marital Property In Divorce

Juan Rivera (center) with wife Melissa Sanders-Rivera at Northwestern University Law School January 2012. (Abel Uribe, Chicago Tribune)

The Illinois Appellate Court ruled on September 30, 2016 that the $11.36 million Juan Rivera is to receive for being wrongful imprisoned for more than 19 years is marital property. Rivera is in the midst of divorcing Melissa Sanders-Rivera, his wife of 16 years. Under the court’s ruling Rivera must equitably share the $11.36 million …

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Oct 06

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence Helped Keith Cooper To Seek His Exoneration

Keith Cooper (Zbigniew Bzdak, Chicago Tribune)

By Hans Sherrer October 7, 2016 Indiana Governor Mike Pence successfully goaded Keith Cooper’s lawyers to file a post-conviction petition on October 3, 2016, that seeks to overturn his 1997 robbery conviction. On September 20, 2016 Pence informed Cooper that he couldn’t consider his pardon request until he exhausted his legal options to overturn his …

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Oct 01

The Clinton Foundation Has Collected More Than $1.34 Billion Operating As A Fake Charitable Organization

Clinton Foundation logo (clintonfoundation.org)

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