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Nov 23

Compensation Ordered For Man Wrongly Convicted Of Attempted Culpable Homicide

Kerala High Court in Kochi, Kerala, India (www.highcourtofkerala.nic.in)

India’s High Court in Kerala has ordered that Muraleedharan R U be provided with compensation for his wrongful conviction of attempted culpable homicide. In 2004 Muraleedharan was an employee of the Changaramkari temple in Mararikulam, on India’s southwest coast. On September 27, 2004 he got into a fight with a neighbor who used Muraleedharan’s motorcycle …

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Jul 08

Kirstin Lobato Has New Evidence Scientifically Proving It Is Physically Impossible She Committed Her Convicted Crimes … Will It Matter To The Nevada Supreme Court?

Duran Bailey mugshot on 10-18-1999 when he was arrested for assaulting his girlfriend in Las Vegas (LVMPD)

By Hans Sherrer* July 8, 2013 (Endnotes are in brackets [ ])   Duran Bailey was a homeless man whose body was found around 10 p.m. on July 8, 2001 behind a dumpster in the exterior trash enclosure for a bank near the Las Vegas Strip.[1] It was determined from Mr. Bailey’s autopsy that he …

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Jun 23

Wisconsin Claims Board Ordered To Award David Turnpaugh Equitable Compensation

Gavel and legal books

A Milwaukee County Circuit Court judge has ordered the State of Wisconsin Claims Board to determine how much money will equitably compensate David Turnpaugh for his wrongful convictions in 2006 for soliciting prostitution and bail jumping. The ruling vacates the Claims Board’s December 19, 2012 award of $00.00 compensation to Turnpaugh. In March 2006 Turnpaugh …

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Jun 14

Woman Sues For Forced False Confession She Wasn’t Raped

Marc P. O’Leary at the time of his arrest in February 2011. (Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office)

A woman has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the City of Lynnwood, Washington, police officers, and a federally and state funded organization and its employees, for violations of her constitutional rights related to her being prosecuted in 2008 for falsely reporting a rape that had in fact occurred. To protect her privacy the …

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Jun 12

Mother Acquitted By Appeals Court Of Wilful Child Neglect Conviction

New Zealand’s Court of Appeal building in Wellington, New Zealand

A mother has been acquitted by New Zealand’s Court of Appeal of her wilful neglect conviction for smoking methamphetamine when her son was in their house. During a police investigation of the mother’s methamphetamine use a detective obtained a hair sample from her 3-year-old son. The hair tested positive for the presence of a trace …

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Jun 03

Glenn Michael Larkin, M.D. (1935-2013)

Glenn Michael Larkin, M.D.

A Personal Memoriam By Hans Sherrer, Editor and Publisher of Justice Denied Glenn Michael Larkin, M.D. and I worked together on several cases of injustice over a number of years and we communicated with each other innumerable times. I always called him Dr. Larkin, and never Glenn, so I will continue doing so in this …

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Jun 02

Karen Anne Christiansen Acquitted By CA Appeals Court Of Conflict Of Interest Convictions

Karen Anne Christiansen, 52, outside Santa Monica Courthouse on December 26, 2010 the day she was charged (Scott Smeltzer, Daily Pilot (Newport, CA))

The California Court of Appeals has acquitted Karen Anne Christiansen of her 2011 conflict of interest convictions and ordered dismissal of the charges. On June 1, 2006 Karen Anne Christiansen began a contractual relationship with the Beverly Hills Unified School District (BHUSD) for her to provide consulting services as an independent contractor. The contract specifically …

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May 30

William Coleman Is In 6th Year Of Hunger Strike Protesting His Innocence Of Rape Conviction

William "Bill" Coleman (www.billcolemaninnocentmanwrongfullyconvicted.webs.com)

William “Bill” Coleman began a hunger strike in September 2007 to protest his innocence after the Connecticut Court of Appeals affirmed his 2005 convictions for sexual assaulting his estranged wife and related charges. Coleman’s hunger strike is believed to be the longest in U.S. history by a prisoner. Coleman and his wife entered the United …

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May 20

Fifth Annual Freedom March for the Wrongfully Convicted

2013 Freedom March Banner

The 5th Annual Freedom March for the wrongfully convicted will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on Monday, June 3, 2013. The event will begin at 1 p.m. on the steps of the City County Building at 414 Grant Street in downtown Pittsburgh. Speakers will include Terrell Johnson, Erica Johnson, MaryAnn Lubas and others. Terrell Johnson …

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May 19

Barry Beach’s Murder Conviction Reinstated By The Montana Supreme Court

Barry Beach during evidentiary hearing in Lewistown, Montana on August 1, 2011 (KTVQ-TV, Billings, MT)

The Montana Supreme Court reinstated the 1984 murder conviction of Barry Beach on May 14, 2013. By a 4 to 3 vote, the Montana Supreme Court ruled that District Court Judge E. Wayne Phillips abused his discretion when in November 2011 he vacated Beach’s conviction as a miscarriage of justice based of new evidence supporting …

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