The Convoluted Consensus From The Court Of Criminal Appeals

The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has finally handed down a ruling of sorts in the case of Daniel Holtzclaw. More than a year of waiting resulted in mixed emotions when the ruling was read. Initially it looked as if Daniel Holtzclaw finally had a ruling in his favor, but upon reading the actual order, … Continue reading The Convoluted Consensus From The Court Of Criminal Appeals

One Step Back, Two Steps Forward For Steven Avery As Court Of Appeals Remands Motion To Supplement The Record Back To Trial Court

Going backwards is sometimes the only way to move forwards. The 2nd District Court of Appeals today remanded Steven Avery's Motion to Supplement the Record back to the trial court in Manitowoc. The decision—which will likely delay the filing of Avery's brief according to Avery's docket—has put to an end uncertainty over whether evidence submitted … Continue reading One Step Back, Two Steps Forward For Steven Avery As Court Of Appeals Remands Motion To Supplement The Record Back To Trial Court

Board Of Inquiry Cancels Meeting Set For June 5th. Uncertainty Over Marcellus Williams Fate After Resignation Of Missouri Governor Eric Greitens

The June 1st resignation of former Missouri Governor Eric Greitens has cast doubt over the fate of Marcellus Williams. Williams—sentenced to death for the murder of Felicia Gayle in 1998—had his execution stayed by then Missouri Governor Greitens with only 4 hours to spare last August via an executive order. The appointment of Mike Parson … Continue reading Board Of Inquiry Cancels Meeting Set For June 5th. Uncertainty Over Marcellus Williams Fate After Resignation Of Missouri Governor Eric Greitens

Steven Avery Awaiting Decision By Court Of Appeals On Motion To Supplement The Record.

*UPDATE: Since the publication of this article the Court of Appeals has remanded Steven Avery's Motion to Supplement the Record back to the Manitowoc Circuit Court.  Zellner is due to file Avery's motion to the trial court by July 6th.  For CJRJ's latest on Steven Avery & Brendan Dassey, please link to the following: "New … Continue reading Steven Avery Awaiting Decision By Court Of Appeals On Motion To Supplement The Record.

Wisconsin Court Of Appeals Set To Rule On Steven Avery’s Latest Motion To Supplement The Record | CD Placed Under Seal

*UPDATE: Since the publication of this article, the Court of Appeals have remanded Steven Avery's Motion to Supplement the Record back to the Manitowoc Circuit Court. Kathleen Zellner is due to file her motion with the trial court by the 6th of July. Zellner will be able to file additional information/findings along with that which … Continue reading Wisconsin Court Of Appeals Set To Rule On Steven Avery’s Latest Motion To Supplement The Record | CD Placed Under Seal

Silence Broken, Spirit Intact: Jermane Scott Speaks Out

Twenty-two years is a long time to remain silent. Jermane Scott broke that silence via a live radio interview with A9Radio397 in Springfield, Ohio this past week. During the 30-minute interview Scott spoke of a Springfield Police investigation that had only been in operation for 4 days before he was charged with the aggravated murder of … Continue reading Silence Broken, Spirit Intact: Jermane Scott Speaks Out

If I Could Have One Thing – Valentino Dixon

Recently I spoke with Valentino Dixon, and I discovered that he is a man of vision, energy, and perhaps most of all, faith. In prison for 26 years for a crime another man has confessed to seven separate times, he refuses to dwell on the past, and refuses to hold on to hate and anger. … Continue reading If I Could Have One Thing – Valentino Dixon

Jermane Scott: Jumping The Gun—Part. 3

For all documents provided via FOIA re Jermane Scott’s case please link to: Jermane Scott Case Files Jumping The Gun—Part.1 Jumping The Gun—Part.2 Monday the 9th of December was a crucial day in the investigation of the murder of Bertram Thomas. Key evidence, aided by a growing list of witnesses would further shape an investigation … Continue reading Jermane Scott: Jumping The Gun—Part. 3

Kim Davis, Advocate Investigator

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

Meet Valentino Dixon

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