May 30

CT Legislators Award $5 Million To James Tillman For 18 Yrs Wrongful Imprisonment

CT Legislators Award $5 Million To James Tillman For 18 Yrs Wrongful Imprisonment

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May 17

1982 Robbery Conviction Tossed – False Confession Extracted By Police Torture

1982 Robbery Conviction Tossed – False Confession Extracted By Police Torture

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May 14

Philip Workman Executed

Philip Workman Executed

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May 09

State Judge Complains About “The ‘Innocence’ Myth”

Judge Morris B. Hoffman Complains About “The ‘Innocence’ Myth”

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May 08

12 Japanese Defendants Acquitted — 6 Falsely Confessed

Japan has a conviction rate of 99.8%. The tactics Japanese police and prosecutors use to obtain confessions is coming under increasing scrutiny because of cases such as the Shibushi, Japan vote-buying case in which 6 of 12 defendants falsely confessed, and all were acquitted. Read the International Herald Tribune’s news story. By Hans Sherrer Justice …

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May 08

Herman Atkins Awarded $2 Mil. For 12 Yrs Wrongful Imprisonment

A federal court jury in Los Angeles, California awarded Herman Atkins $2 million for his 12 years of wrongful imprisonment.

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Apr 01

Commitment To Justice Requires All Appellate Opinions Must Be Published and Precedential

By Hans Sherrer © 2006 Originally published, Justice:Denied, Issue 31, Winter 2006 The judgment of every state and federal judge in the United States is subject to being colored by varying shades of a pro-prosecution bias. This is to be expected because of the politically laden processes that are used to elect or select both …

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Dec 07

Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory

Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory, by Peter Hessler

Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory By Peter Hessler Harper Collins (2010) 448 pgs. hardcover Review of the book by Hans Sherrer China has been transformed in three decades from a poor third-world country to having the world’s second largest economy that is poised to surpass the U.S. in 2016 according …

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