Tag: rape

Feb 21

Juvy Amarela And Junard Racho Acquitted Because ‘Woman’s Honor’ Is Outdated Concept A Woman Won’t Lie About Rape

Philippines Supreme Court Justice Samuel Martires who wrote the ruling overturning the ‘woman’s honor’ doctrine, in Philippines Vs. Juvy D. Amarela and Junard G. Racho, G.R. Nos. 225642-43 (Phil. Sup. Ct., Third Div, Jan. 17, 2018).

The 58-year-old precedent that a reputable ‘woman’s honor’ prevents her from lying about being raped was overturned by the Philippines Supreme Court on January 18, 2018. The Supreme Court acquitted Juvy Amarela and Junard Racho who were convicted in 2012 of raping a woman in Davao City in separate incidents that allegedly occurred hours apart …

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Feb 03

John C. Riesbeck Cleared Of Rape On Appeal Because His Jury Was Stacked With Radical Feminists

USCGC Midgett (WHEC-726) (Coast Guard photo)

John C. Riesbeck’s convictions related to an alleged rape in 2010 were vacated on January 23, 2018 by The United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. To ensure Riesbeck’s conviction the Coast Guard deliberately stacked his jury with female sexual assault victim advocates. The Court ruled: “Yet the error in this case is …

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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 21

Liam Allan Acquitted Of Rape After Prosecutors Disclose Texts Of His Accuser Bragging About Sex With Him

Liam Allan (Facebook)

Liam Allan was acquitted of rape and sexual assault in Croydon, England on December 14, 2017, after the prosecution disclosed exculpatory text messages it had concealed for two years. In the texts his accuser begged him for sex, praised his penis, boasted about their sex romps, and expressed rape fantasies. Croydon is a suburb of London. …

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Aug 31

Justice Denied Issue 68 Is Now Online

Justice Denied Issue 68 Is Now Online Issue 68 of Justice Denied: the magazine for the wrongly convicted is available online. Issue 68 includes the following articles: Roger Lee Largent Cleared of Rape Conviction Four Days After His Murder In Prison $50,000 Reward Offered For Info That Will Exonerate Temujin Kensu Of 1986 Michigan Murder …

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Aug 17

Mary Zolkowski Charged With A Filing False Rape Report After Claiming She Was Raped In Three Places On Same Day

Mary T. Zolkowski (Instagram)

Mary T. Zolkowski has been charged with falsely reporting a felony after admitting she fabricated her claim a man raped her in Saginaw Township, Michigan. In February 2017 20-year-old Mary Zolkowski was a student at Delta College, a two-year college near Bay City, Michigan. On the evening of February 22, 2017 her mother called the …

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Jul 24

Three Men Wrongly Convicted Of Murder & Sentenced To Death In China Seek $3 Million Compensation Each

Cheng Lihe, Huang Zhiqiang, Fang Chunping and Cheng Fagen after their acquittal on December 21, 2016 (amnesty.org)

Three men wrongly convicted and sentenced to death in China for the murder of a man and his girlfriend have filed compensation claims for about US$3 million each. Another innocent man who spent 11 years on the lam to avoid being tried for the murders, has filed a compensation claim for US$711,000. The body of …

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Jun 18

Nikki Yovino Offered Two Years In Prison For Falsely Accusing Two Men Of Rape

Nikki Yovino mug shot in Feb. 2017 (Bridgeport Police Dept.)

Nikki Yovino has been offered a plea deal of two years in prison for falsely accusing two young men of raping her during a party in Fairfield, Connecticut in 2016. Yovino was 18 and a student at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield when she told police on October 15, 2016 that the night before she …

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Feb 17

Roger Lee Largent Cleared of Rape Conviction Four Days After His Death

Roger Lee Largent (Washington County, Maryland Sheriff’s Office)

On February 15, 2017 the Maryland Court of Special Appeals reversed the rape conviction of Roger Lee Largent. Four days earlier the 69-year-old Largent was beaten to death in his cell at the Western Correctional Institution in Cumberland, Pennsylvania. In the summer of 2015 Roger Largent was 67 and living in Clear Spring, Maryland. His …

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Dec 29

Michael Kenneth McAlister Will Forfeit More Than $1 million In Compensation If Convicted Of Drug Charge

Michael Kenneth McAlister in 2015 (Richmond Times-Dispatch)

Michael Kenneth McAlister will forfeit over $1 million in wrongful imprisonment compensation if he is convicted of pending felony drug charges in Florida. McAlister’s saga began more than thirty years ago. On February 23, 1986 a man attempted to rape and abduct a 22-year-old woman from the laundry room at the Town and Country Apartments …

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