How Freedom Looks – Valentino Dixon

Valentino Dixon, wrongfully convicted for the death of Torriano Jackson, walked out of an Erie County courthouse a free man on September 19, 2018. It took 27 years to be exonerated for this crime, and now Valentino is starting a new life. His story, unlike others, has caught the attention of the world, and people … Continue reading How Freedom Looks – Valentino Dixon

Melissa Calusinski To Pursue Federal Relief Through Writ Of Habeas Corpus

Melissa Calusinski will seek relief from her conviction for the murder of Benjamin Kingan, via a Writ of Habeas Corpus, to be filed with a federal courthouse in either Rockford, or Chicago, Illinois. The habeas petition, likely to be filed against Glen Austin—warden at Logan Correctional Institute, where Calsusinski is incarcerated—will seek to dispute the … Continue reading Melissa Calusinski To Pursue Federal Relief Through Writ Of Habeas Corpus

Jermane’s Journal | No Giving Way

Jermane’s Journal gives the reader a unique insight into a prisoner’s life. In Jermane’s case, a wrongfully convicted prisoner’s life. For past journal entries please click here   September 24th:   Endurance: the ability to endure an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way. As I sit in this cell thinking about the years … Continue reading Jermane’s Journal | No Giving Way

Valentino Dixon – Free At Last!

Twenty-seven years ago, Valentino Dixon was convicted of 2nd degree homicide. Not only did he proclaim his innocence then, someone else proclaimed their guilt. He never stopped proclaiming his innocence in the 27 years since. While the actual shooter was convinced at one time to recant his confession of guilt, he otherwise has also consistently … Continue reading Valentino Dixon – Free At Last!

Steven Avery Denied Motion To Supplement The Record

Sheboygan Circuit Court Judge Angela Sutkiewicz yesterday denied Steven Avery his Motion to Supplement the Record via her Memorandum & Decision Order. In a decision littered with factual errors—ranging from referencing Brendan Dassey as Brandon, to citing relevant DVDs in question as CDs—Sutkiewicz nevertheless drew the circuit court's opinion indelibly in the sand. The court's … Continue reading Steven Avery Denied Motion To Supplement The Record

That Old Black Magic Has Oklahoma In Its Spell

Most Oklahomans are familiar with Joyce “Black Magic” Gilchrist, and the damage she did during her tenure with the Oklahoma City Police Department. She left behind a legacy of lies, scandal, and wrongful convictions that Oklahoma may never recover from. It would appear that they aren't even trying, though. Enter Elaine Taylor, who began working … Continue reading That Old Black Magic Has Oklahoma In Its Spell

Kathleen Zellner Cites ‘Massive Deletions’ As Reason To Not Further Supplement Steven Avery’s Motion

In a letter to Sheboygan County Court Judge Angela Sutkiewicz—dated Friday, August. 24th—Steven Avery's post-conviction attorney Kathleen Zellner informed Sutkiewicz that her client would not be seeking to further supplement his motion. Zellner's letter to the judge read, "Please be advised that we will not be seeking to supplement Mr. Avery's previously filed motion to … Continue reading Kathleen Zellner Cites ‘Massive Deletions’ As Reason To Not Further Supplement Steven Avery’s Motion

HELP (not) WANTED: Court Clerk; No experience or ethics needed

  Here we are, in the middling-end of August, looking again at the shenanigans in the case of Daniel Holtzclaw. By now, nothing should surprise us, and yet it still manages to. The latest is the failure of the court clerk to file Holtzclaw's Motion and Amendment when it was 'tendered for filing'” leading to … Continue reading HELP (not) WANTED: Court Clerk; No experience or ethics needed

Jermane’s Journal | Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

Jermane’s Journal gives the reader a unique insight into a prisoner’s life. In Jermane’s case, a wrongfully convicted prisoner’s life. In his latest entry: the following—in Jermane’s own words—can only describe a system seemingly hell bent on delivering punishment, rather than that of rehabilitation. Please continue to follow, and share Jermane’s journey.   August 19th … Continue reading Jermane’s Journal | Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t