Tag: prosecutors

Dec 08

District Court Judge Janine Barbera-Dalli Caught Texting Advice To Prosecutors In New York Drug Case

Suffolk County, New York District Court Judge Janine Barbera-Dalli (ballotpedia.org)

Suffolk County, New York District Court Judge Janine Barbera-Dalli has been caught texting advice to prosecutors on how to charge and try the defendant in a drug case she was presiding over. Her first text on Dec. 1, 2017 was during a pre-trial hearing in the case, and the second text on Dec. 4 was …

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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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May 17

99.8% Conviction Rate In U.S. Federal Courts Can Make Japanese Prosecutors Jealous

Federal Court House with ‘Abandon hope all ye who enter here’ inscribed above entrance.

By Hans Sherrer The presumption of innocence is often touted in the United States as the fundamental principle shielding an accused person from being unjustly convicted of a crime. The basis of that claim is that to overcome the presumption of innocence the government is required to present substantial evidence that proves beyond a reasonable …

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Nov 05

Edwin Paul Wilson – 1928-2012: In Memoriam

Edwin Paul Wilson circa 2010 (Wilson family photo)

By Hans Sherrer Edwin Paul Wilson died September 10, 2012 at the age of 84 in Seattle, Washington. Mr. Wilson’s 1983 conviction in Houston for selling explosives to Libya in 1977 without the U.S. government’s permission was overturned in 2003, and he was released in 2004 after 22 years of imprisonment. In 1999 Mr. Wilson …

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Dec 12

State And Federal Prosecutors Are Allowed To Run Wild By The Courts And State Bar Associations

State And Federal Prosecutors Are Allowed To Run Wild By The Courts And State Bar Associations By Hans Sherrer Anyone who has read Justice Denied for any length of time is aware that the conviction of an innocent person in the United States is rarely the result of a mistake by the prosecution. The overwhelming …

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Jun 28

Judge Valorie Vega Is A Modern Day Judge Roland Freisler

Judge Valorie Vega Is A Modern Day Judge Roland Freisler

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