Tag: dismissal

Jan 10

Gloria Navarro got it right in 2002 in Kirstin Lobato case, and in 2018 in Cliven Bundy case

U.S. District Court Judge Gloria Navarro

Gloria Navarro was the first person to publicly declare Kirstin Blaise Lobato is innocent of the July 2001 homicide of Duran Bailey in Las Vegas. Navarro did so in May 2002 during an interview with the Las Vegas Review-Journal following Ms. Lobato’s conviction by a jury of first-degree murder and other charges related to Bailey’s …

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Dec 29

Kirstin Lobato’s Charges Dismissed In 2001 Homicide Case

Kirstin Lobato (Helen Caddes)

On December 29, 2017 all charges were dismissed against Kirstin Blaise Lobato related to Duran Bailey’s 2001 homicide in Las Vegas. After a hearing Clark County, Nevada District Court Chief Judge Elizabeth Gonzalez’ signed an order stating: “Having come before the court on December 29, 2017, for the State’s Motion to Dismiss with Prejudice, the …

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Sep 09

Kirstin Lobato Has Been Waiting Two Years For The Nevada Supreme Court’s Habeas Ruling

Kirstin Lobato Has Been Waiting Two Years For The Nevada Supreme Court’s Habeas Ruling By Hans Sherrer September 9, 2016 Two years ago the Nevada Supreme Court heard oral arguments in Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s habeas corpus case on September 9, 2014. The Court is considering Ms. Lobato’s appeal of the denial of her habeas corpus …

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Sep 02

Charles K. Zisa’s Retrial Barred By Pervasive Prosecutor Misconduct

Charles “Ken” Zisa during his during plea hearing in Dec. 2010 (The Record - Bergen County, NJ)

On August 23, 2016 former Hackensack, New Jersey Police Chief Charles Kenneth Zisa’s indictment for official misconduct was dismissed, based on pervasive prosecutor misconduct during his trial in 2012. The ruling bars Zisa’s retrial after his conviction was overturned in July 2015. In 2010 Charles Zisa, aka Ken Zisa, had been a member of the …

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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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Apr 14

Man’s Conviction For Non-Existent Violation Of Federal Law Overturned By Appeals Court

Man’s Conviction For Non-Existent Violation Of Federal Law Overturned By Appeals Court

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