Tag Archive: miscarriage of justice

Apr 10

Thenjiwe Griffiths Acquitted Of ‘Black Widow’ Carjacking Murder Of Her Husband

Thenjiwe Griffiths, with her attorney Narain Naidoo, outside the Westville Prison after her release on April 6, 2017. (Supplied)

On April 6, 2017 Thenjiwe Griffiths was acquitted of the 2006 murder of her husband Allan. The Pietermaritzburg High Court in South Africa ruled the prosecution’s evidence didn’t support her conviction of being involved in his murder during a carjacking. Thenjiwe was 24 when she married Allan Griffiths in April 2005. She was 35 years …

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Jan 14

John Kennedy O’Hara’s Voting Fraud Convictions Overturned After 18 Year Fight

John Kennedy O’Hara in courtroom when his conviction was overturned on January 12, 2017 (Jesse Ward, NY Daily News)

On January 12, 2017 John Kennedy O’Hara’s 1999 voting fraud related convictions were overturned in Kings County, New York. John O’Hara was an attorney in Brooklyn who in the early-to-mid-1990s was an active political opponent of Kings County District Attorney Charles Hynes. In the 1990s O’Hara ran five times against Hynes allies — twice for …

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Jan 09

James Richard Greene’s Conviction Tossed For Driving Motorized Wheelchair While Drunk

James Richard Greene (Lincoln County, Oregon Sheriff’s Office)

James Richard Greene was acquitted by the Oregon Court of Appeals on December 29, 2016, of driving under the influence of intoxicants while he was operating his motorized wheelchair. On October 16, 2012 James Greene turned his motorized wheelchair from a sidewalk onto a marked crosswalk in Lincoln County, Oregon. The 56-year-old Greene then drove …

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Nov 27

Justice Denied Issue 65 Is Now Online

Justice Denied Issue 65

Issue 65 of Justice Denied: the magazine for the wrongly convicted is available online. Issue 65 includes the following articles: Federal Judge Grants Brendan Dassey New Trial And Castigates His First Lawyer Justice Denied’s Mobile Device Homepage Is Online! David Bryant’s Rape Conviction Based On Fantasist’s Fabrications Tossed By Appeals Court Michael Kenneth McAlister Will …

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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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Feb 17

Clark County DA And Metro PD Have Known Since 2001 Kirstin Lobato Is Innocent

“DA and Metro have known since 2001 Kirstin Lobato is innocent,” is the lead front page article in the Las Vegas Tribune, February 17-23, 2016 issue. The article about the Las Vegas, Nevada case of Kirstin Blaise Lobato, is by Justice Denied’s publisher and editor Hans Sherrer. Click here to read the article on the …

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Dec 01

Innocents Database Now Sortable And Searchable!!

The <a href=”http://forejustice.org/innocentsdatabase.htm”>Innocents Database</a> linked to from Justice Denied’s website is not only the world’s largest database of exonerated persons, but it is the only database in the world that attempts to compile all known exonerations in the United States, as well as internationally. The Innocents Database currently includes 5,943 cases — 3,604 from the …

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Nov 22

Justice Denied Issue 61 Is Now Online

Justice Denied Issue 61

Issue 61 of Justice Denied: the magazine for the wrongly convicted is available online. Issue 61 includes the following articles: Charles Julius Guiteau Did Not Assassinate President James Garfield Innocents Database Is Now Searchable and Sortable Online Awarded $2.87 Million For 10 Years Wrongful Imprisonment Derral Wayne Hodgkins Released From Death Row After Murder Acquittal …

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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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Oct 28

Hong Kong Appeals Court Tosses Conviction For Closing Vehicle Door

Law Professor Eric Cheung Tat-ming who assisted Law Yat-ting pro bono (HKEJ)

On October 26, 2015 Hong Kong’s highest court acquitted Law Yat-ting of tampering with a motor vehicle. On February 21, 2014 Yat-ting was walking in the Tsuen Wan section of Hong Kong when he saw a parked van that had its front passenger door open. Yat-ting closed the door. The van’s driver was standing nearby …

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