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Feb 18

Jordan Johnson Awarded $245k By Montana For Botched Rape Investigation

Jordan Johnson in 2011 when he was the quarterback for the University of Montana Grizzlies (University of Montana)

Jordan Johnson was the quarterback of the University of Montana Grizzlies when he was accused of raping a female university student on February 4, 2012. The woman reported to the police in March 2012, that more than a month earlier she and Johnson were watching a movie at her home, when they had sexual intercourse …

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Apr 26

Barry Bonds Acquitted By Federal Appeals Court After 12 Year Legal Ordeal

Barry Lamar Bonds was acquitted of his 2011 obstruction of justice conviction by the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on April 22, 2015. The appeals court ruled the prosecution introduced insufficient evidence during Bonds’ 2011 trial that he obstructed justice by his testimony to a federal grand jury in 2003. During his twelve year …

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Mar 19

Connecticut Supreme Court Exonerates Nicholas M. Menditto And Opens Door To Overturning Thousands Of Marijuana Convictions

Seated, L to R: Justice Richard N. Palmer, Chief Justice Chase T. Rogers, Justice Peter T. Zarella. Standing, L to R: Justice Carmen E. Espinosa, Justice Andrew J. McDonald, Justice Dennis G. Eveleigh, Justice Richard A. Robinson, Senior Justice Christine S. Vertefeuille.

The Connecticut Supreme Court has ordered erasure of Nicholas M. Menditto’s two convictions in 2009 related to his possession of less than 1/2 ounce of marijuana. The Court ruled that Connecticut’s 2011 law decriminalizing possession of less than 1/2 ounce of marijuana retroactively applies to pre-July 2011 convictions. Menditto was 25 when he pled guilty …

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Mar 17

53,000 Copies Of “Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s Unreasonable Conviction” Downloaded From Justice Denied’s Website

More than 53,000 copies of the book Kirstin Blaise Lobato’s Unreasonable Conviction — Possibility of Guilt Replaces Proof Beyond A Reasonable Doubt have been downloaded at no charge from Justice Denied’s website.*   The book details how Kirstin Lobato has twice been convicted of a July 8, 2001 Las Vegas homicide when the prosecution doesn’t …

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Jul 29

Tang Nguyen Acquitted By Appeals Court Of Conviction For Avoiding $129.73 In Federal Taxes On “Contraband” Vietnamese Cigarettes

“Sleigh” brand Vietnamese cigarette package

A federal appeals court has acquitted 62-year-old Tang Nguyen of her 2012 conviction of knowingly receiving cigarettes mailed from Vietnam to Nebraska that were considered contraband because $129.73 in federal cigarette taxes had not been paid on them. Tang Nguyen, who is also known by her nickname Janny, is a Vietnamese immigrant living in Lincoln, …

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Dec 26

Symieon Robinson-Pierre Exonerated Of Convictions For His Dog Biting Police Officers

Symieon Robinson-Pierre during his sentencing on January 13, 2013 (drawing by Julia Quenzler).

Symieon Robinson-Pierre’s 2012 convictions of owning a dog that bit four police officers in London have been overturned by the UK’s Court of Appeal. On March 22, 2012 a warrant was served on Robinson-Pierre at his row house in east London. The police didn’t knock before breaking down the front door and entering the house. …

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Dec 21

Gyronne Buckley Awarded $460,000 For 11-1/2 Years Imprisonment For Drug Frame-Up

Gyronne Buckley (KTHV-TV, Little Rock, AR)

Gyronne Buckley has been awarded $460,000 by the Arkansas State Claims Commission for 11-1/2 years of imprisonment for a drug conviction that was the result of a frame-up by Arkansas’ South Central Drug Task Force. Buckley was convicted on May 27, 1999 in Clark County, Arkansas of two counts of delivery of a controlled substance …

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Dec 12

“Compulsive Liar” Jailed For Falsely Accusing Ex-Boyfriend Of Rape

Natasha Foster (Belfast Telegraph)

Natasha Foster, a 23-year-old “compulsive liar” who falsely accused a former boyfriend of rape after he ended their on-off relationship by text, was sentenced in Antrim, Northern Ireland to three months in jail. Foster, who admitted a charge of perverting the course of public justice, is the third woman in Northern Ireland to be sentenced …

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Dec 11

Lorenzo Johnson Rally To Be Held In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on December 18, 2013

Lorenzo Johnson at the party celebrating his release on January 18, 2012 after more than 16 years of incarceration. He was taken back into custody on June 14, 2012. (Lorenzo Johnson, Facebook.com )

On December 18, 2013 “A Call to Action to Free Lorenzo Johnson” will be held at 11:30 a.m. outside the Office of the Pennsylvania Attorney General in Strawberry Square, at 3rd St. and Walnut St. in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The event will include a press conference and rally in support of Johnson, and to submit petitions …

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Dec 07

Sara Ylen Convicted Of Filing False Rape Report And Tampering With Evidence

Sara Ylen led from the courtroom in handcuffs after her conviction on December 5, 2013 (AP)

Sara R. Ylen’s years of lying about numerous non-existent sexual assaults in two states resulted in her conviction on December 5, 2013 in Port Huron, Michigan of filing a false rape report in 2012 and tampering with evidence. Ylen gained national notoriety in September 2012 when evidence of her history of making repeated unsubstantiated sexual …

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