Monthly Archive: July 2017

Jul 24

Three Men Wrongly Convicted Of Murder & Sentenced To Death In China Seek $3 Million Compensation Each

Cheng Lihe, Huang Zhiqiang, Fang Chunping and Cheng Fagen after their acquittal on December 21, 2016 (amnesty.org)

Three men wrongly convicted and sentenced to death in China for the murder of a man and his girlfriend have filed compensation claims for about US$3 million each. Another innocent man who spent 11 years on the lam to avoid being tried for the murders, has filed a compensation claim for US$711,000. The body of …

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Jul 21

Four Prosecutors Who Repeatedly Violate Constitution Identified In Fair Punishment Project Report

The Recidivists report cover (Fair Punishment Project, July 2017)

A new report by the Fair Punishment Project identifies four prosecutors in four different states who repeatedly violated the constitution to obtain a conviction. “The Recidivists: Four Prosecutors Who Repeatedly Violate The Constitution,” was released on July 13, 2017. Those four prosecutors are Leon Cannizzaro, Jennifer Joyce, Amy Weirich, and Tony Rackauckas. Fair Punishment Project …

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Jul 19

New Zealand Parliament Apologizes To Men Convicted Of Consensual Homosexual Crimes

New Zealand’s Justice Minister Amy Adams (www.beehive.govt.nz)

Members of New Zealand’s Parliament have apologized to approximately 200 men convicted of homosexual related acts that are no longer considered a crime. Legislation that will expunge their convictions is now being considered by Parliament. Sixteen is the age of consent in New Zealand. New Zealand’s Homosexual Law Reform Act 1986 legalized consensual sexual relations …

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Jul 18

$50,000 Reward Offered For Information That Will Exonerate Temujin Kensu Of 1986 Michigan Murder

Temujin kensu (Justice Incarcerated - 2010)

1-800-595-0830 is the tip line number to collect up to a $50,000 reward for information that can help exonerate Temujin Kensu, aka Frederick Freeman. Kensu is personally offering a reward of up to $25,000 for credible information that will exonerate him of the Nov. 5, 1986 murder of Scott Macklem in a parking lot at …

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Jul 17

Pennsylvania Judge Michael Muth Charged With Watching Porn While Working

Judge Michael Muth (monroepacourts.us)

Judge Michael R. Muth has been charged by the Judicial Conduct Board of Pennsylvania with viewing pornographic videos and images at work in full view of court clerks on multiple occasions, and using county employees for his personal use. From January 2006 to the present time Michael Muth has been an elected Magisterial District Judge …

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Jul 14

Jemma Beale Convicted Of Perjury And Obstruction Of Justice After Falsely Accusing 15 Men Of Rape Or Sexual Assault

Jemma Beale outside the Southwark Crown Court (Image News Group Newspapers Ltd.)

Jemma Beale was convicted on July 6, 2017 of perjury and obstruction of justice after falsely alleging between 2010 and 2013 that 15 men in southeast England had raped or sexual assaulted her. Beale, 25, lives in the London suburb of Addlestone. She was arrest in June 2014, and in March 2016 she was charged …

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Jul 13

90% of Campus Rape Accusations Are Bogus Says Top US Dept Of Education Official

Candice E. Jackson (twitter.com-cejacksonlaw)

Ninety percent (90%) of rape accusations on college campuses in the U.S. are false, according to Candice E. Jackson, who heads the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. Jackson is particularly qualified to speak out about rape accusations: she was the victim of a sexual assault, and she represented sexual assault victims as …

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Jul 12

Attorney Kevin Wray Suspended For Failing To Properly Represent Seven Clients In Pennsylvania

Attorney Kevin Mark Wray (Law Office of Kevin Mark Wray, Facebook.com)

Attorney Kevin Mark Wray has been suspended from practicing law for one year and one day by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s Disciplinary Board for failing to properly represent seven clients in criminal cases. Kevin Wray lives in Frazer, but his office is in Media, in Chester County. Wray’s Facebook page states he is a “Pennsylvania …

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Jul 09

94% Of Forfeitures In Utah In 2015 Were From People Not Convicted Of A Crime

Utah Commission on Criminal and Juvenile Justice logo

The legal system’s immense resources are not only used to prosecute and imprison a large number of people who are innocent of their convicted crimes. Those resources are also used to seize many millions of dollars a year through property “forfeiture” from people across the country who have not been convicted of committing a crime. …

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Jul 08

Daniela Poggiali Acquitted Of Murdering Elderly Woman In Lugo, Italy

Daniela Poggiali outside the prison after her release from custody on July 7, 2017 (Schicchi)

Daniela Poggiali was acquitted on July 7, 2017 by an appeals court in Bologna, Italy of murdering an elderly woman in 2014. Sentenced to life in prison after her conviction in March 2016, Poggiali told reporters after her release from prison, “They painted me for what I am not, and now I’m taking my life …

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