Kathleen Zellner, powerhouse attorney for Steven Avery of Making a Murderer fame, has recently filed a Motion to Supplement a Previously Filed Motion for Post Conviction Relief and there's a chance it could benefit Brendan Dassey as well as his uncle, Steven Avery. In the motion, she continues to address the obstacles faced by his … Continue reading Kathleen Zellner’s Filing Raises Big Hopes For…Brendan Dassey??
The public is starting to look hard at the case of Daniel Holtzclaw, and with good reason. From the very first interviews right up until his sentencing, maneuvers were made to convict this police officer. That might sound trite, because after all, don't we want rapists convicted, and taken off the streets? We do, if … Continue reading Kim Davis, Advocate Investigator
Valentino Dixon has spent the past 26 years of his life fighting his wrongful conviction. That's a quarter of a century. A lot can happen in the world in a quarter century. Birth and death, growing up, growing older, watching your children grow up, and have children of their own can happen. All of these … Continue reading Meet Valentino Dixon
Author's Note: I had originally decided to hold this article for various reasons. However, I do feel that any coverage that can bring awareness is a good thing, so I am releasing it a week after it was originally written. I attempted to update, but pardon any discrepancies I might have missed. Faithful followers of … Continue reading Daniel Holtzclaw Speaks Out
Tomorrow, on April 24, 20178, in a nondescript courtroom in Springfield Ohio, a young man will discover his fate. It isn't a high profile case, and there will likely be no press coverage. Perhaps there should be, though. Richard Burks may lose the next 4 ½ years of his life, and the question really is … Continue reading The Sins Of The Father
Freedom of Information requests have gained popularity as the general public gets more and more interested in various topics in their state and country. Sunshine laws are designed, in theory, to make public access to information more streamlined, easier to access, and more uniform. Sounds great on paper. The reality is somewhat murkier. My first … Continue reading Let The Sunshine In
Is the future of District Attorneys Larry Krasner shaped? Krasner has been making fast-work of living up to promises told before his November. 2017 election win. Krasner's 5 page memo—here—to his staff, detailing new policies, offers reform on a perhaps revolutionary scale. Time will tell, but the early signs are good. Maura Ewing of Slate … Continue reading Is The Future of District Attorneys Larry Krasner Shaped? The Week in Criminal Justice Reform.