Tag: appeal

Jan 16

Nolubabalo Nomsuka To Sue For Almost Six Years Wrongful Imprisonment For Death Of Her Newborn Baby

Nolubabalo Nomsuka (eNCA)

Nolubabalo Nomsuka is planning to sue for compensation for her almost six years of wrongful imprisonment in South Africa. In November 2017 she was acquitted on appeal of murder in the death of her baby who died at birth. In December 2011 Nomsuka was 23 and living at the Wema Hostel, near Lamontville, several miles …

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Jan 13

Edward John Chandler Cleared Of Flashing Two Women Who Identified Him From Facebook Gossip

Five Bells Pub in Wickham, England.

Edward John Chandler was cleared on appeal of exposing himself to two women in Wickham, England. They identified him from gossip on Facebook. Wickham is a small village of about 4,300 people 80 miles southwest of London. On the evening of July 28, 2016 two women had drinks at the Five Bells Pub in Wickham. …

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Jan 06

Philip Queree’s Indecent Assault Conviction For Touching Woman’s Breasts During Consensual Sex Tossed On Appeal

Philip Queree (The Sun (London))

Philip Queree was acquitted on January 4, 2018 by an appeals court in Jersey of indecent assault for touching his partner’s breasts during consensual sex. The appeals court ruled the prosecution’s evidence failed to prove Queree committed a crime. Queree and the woman, identified in court documents as Miss X, met on August 18, 2016 …

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Dec 31

Danny Steven Kay Cleared Of Rape By Accuser’s Facebook Messages That Showed Sex Was Consensual

Danny Kay (r) & sister-in-law Sarah Maddison (l) who discovered the exculpatory Facebook messages, after his conviction was overturned on Dec. 21, 2017 (Les Wilson - The Sun (London))

Danny Steven Kay’s rape conviction in Derby, England was quashed on December 21, 2017 by an appeals court based on the discovery of Facebook messages sent by his accuser that showed their sexual encounter was consensual. On July 28, 2012 a 16-year-old female reported to the Derby police — at the urging of her mother …

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Dec 07

35 Men On Anti-Piracy Ship Acquitted By Indian Appeals Court Of Illegally Possessing Arms

MV Seaman Guard Ohio

Thirty-five men convicted in 2016 of illegally possessing arms after their anti-piracy ship was seized off India’s coast in 2013, have had their convictions overturned and been released from prison. The MV Seaman Guard Ohio (“Seaman Guard”) is a 150-foot long patrol vessel. It is owned by AdvanFort, a U.S. maritime security company that provides …

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Aug 29

Jennifer Marchant Acquitted By New York Appeals Court Because She Killed Boyfriend In Self-defense

Jennifer Marchant (Jen Marchant, myspace.com webpage)

Jennifer R. Marchant was acquitted in July 2017 by a New York appeals court of manslaughter in the stabbing death of her boyfriend in 2013. The court ruled she acted in self-defense and ordered dismissal of her charge. On August 25, 2017 the Niagara County District Attorney announced the appeals court’s ruling would not be …

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Jul 28

Death Row Prisoners Vincent Edwards And Richard Haynes Acquitted By Caribbean Court of Justice

CCJ Chides Barbados For Not Recording Interrogations (Nationnews, Barbados), 7-27-2017

Vincent Leroy Edwards and Ricardo Orlando Haynes (aka Richard Haynes) have been acquitted of a 2006 murder in Barbados by the Caribbean Court of Justice. On July 25, 2017 the CCJ ruled their uncorroborated alleged confessions to police were insufficient evidence to prove they committed the crime, and ordered their release from Barbados’ death row. …

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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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Jul 02

Christian Preacher’s Conviction Tossed For Saying “Mohammed is a liar and a thief”

Mike Overd after his conviction was overturned on December 11, 2015.

On June 29, 2017 Michael Overd and Michael Stockwell were acquitted by an appeals court of disturbing the public order in Bristol, England in July 2016. Overd and Stockwell are Christian street preachers. Overd lives about 150 miles southwest of London in Creech St Michael, England. Stockwell is a former U.S. Marine who lives about …

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Aug 11

Qian Renfeng Awarded $258,915 For 14 years Wrongful Imprisonment For Murder

Qian Renfeng holds the judgment of innocence issued by the Yunnan Provincial Higher People’s Court on December 21, 2015 (CFP)

Qian Renfeng was awarded $258,915 on August 9, 2016 for being wrongly imprisoned in China’s Yunnan Province for almost 14 years after being convicted of murdering a child. In February 2002 Renfeng was 17-years-old, and working as a nurse at the Xing Rui Kindergarten in Qiaojia County in Yunnan province in Southwest China. On February …

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