Sep 01

William Ashwell Acquitted Of Burglary And Escape By Mississippi Supreme Court Because No Criminal Charges Were Filed Against Him

Mississippi Supreme Court on 2-1-2017 (courts.ms.gov)

William Scott Ashwell was acquitted of burglary and escape by the Mississippi Supreme Court on August 24, 2017. The Supreme Court ruled Ashwell had never been charged with the crimes, so the trial court had no jurisdiction to find him guilty in 2006 and sentence him to 15 years in prison. On December 14, 2006 …

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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 31

Ibrahim Uyar Awarded $29,667 Compensation For Wrongful Imprisonment For Murder

Ibrahim Uyar in July 2017 (Hürriyet Daily News)

Ibrahim Uyar has been awarded compensation of $29,667 for 6 years and 7 months of wrongful imprisonment for murder.* Uyar was 16 when convicted in 2010 of the murder of a prostitute in 2008 in Ödemis, Turkey. He was acquitted by an appeals court and released in 2015. Gülseren G. was stabbed to death in …

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Aug 29

Jennifer Marchant Acquitted By New York Appeals Court Because She Killed Boyfriend In Self-defense

Jennifer Marchant (Jen Marchant, myspace.com webpage)

Jennifer R. Marchant was acquitted in July 2017 by a New York appeals court of manslaughter in the stabbing death of her boyfriend in 2013. The court ruled she acted in self-defense and ordered dismissal of her charge. On August 25, 2017 the Niagara County District Attorney announced the appeals court’s ruling would not be …

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Aug 27

Anneli Auer Seeks Additional $2.95 Million Compensation For Wrongful Conviction Of Husband’s Murder

Anneli Auer’s 2016 memoir “Murhalesken muistelmat” (“The Murder of the Widow’s Memoirs”) (Front cover) (The photo is of Anneli, Jukka, and their three children in 2006.)

Anneli Auer is seeking an additional US$2.95 million compensation from Finland’s government for being wrongly convicted and imprisoned for her husband’s murder.* The US$613,000 she was paid in September 2016 was record compensation in Finland for an exonerated person. She was imprisoned for 611 days. Anneli Auer’s case is one of the most publicized legal …

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Aug 25

Jemma Beale Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison After Falsely Accusing 15 Men Of Rape Or Sexual Assault

Jemma Beale was sentenced on August 24, 2017 to ten years in prison. In July a jury convicted Beale of perjury and obstruction of justice for falsely alleging from 2010 to 2013 that 15 men in southeast England had raped or sexually assaulted her. Beale, 25, lives in the London suburb of Addlestone. She was …

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Aug 24

$1,000 Reward Offered To Anyone Who Answers 20 Questions To Prove Kirstin Lobato Is Guilty

Duran Bailey superimposed over his blood after rectum injury (LVMPD photo)

$1,000 Reward Offered To Anyone Who Answers 20 Questions To Prove Kirstin Lobato Is Guilty www.justicedenied.org/lobatocontest.pdf A $1,000 reward is being offered by Justice Denied to anyone who can answer 20 questions to prove Kirstin Blaise Lobato is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt of Duran Bailey’s homicide on July 8, 2001 in Las Vegas. The …

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Aug 19

14,700 Convictions To Be Overturned In Ireland Because Of False Prosecutions By The National Police Service

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14,700 convictions are to be overturned in Ireland of people who were falsely prosecuted after paying a fine to avoid criminal prosecution for a driving related offense. In Ireland citations for more than 60 traffic related offenses can be disposed of by admitting guilt and paying a fine within 56 days of a “Fixed Charge” …

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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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Aug 12

Patrick Dwayne Murphy’s Murder Conviction And Death Sentence Overturned By Federal Appeals Court

Patrick Dwayne Murphy

On August 8, 2017 the U.S. Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals granted Patrick Dwayne Murphy’s writ of habeas corpus, and overturned his murder conviction and death sentence in Oklahoma. The Court ruled the State of Oklahoma did not have jurisdiction to prosecute Murphy because the crime occurred on Indian land subject to federal jurisdiction. In …

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