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Bruce Fischer

Bruce Fischer is an author and advocate who became involved with the Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito case in December 2009. He is the founder of Injustice in Perugia, a grassroots organization that worked to correct the injustice committed against Knox and Sollecito in Perugia, Italy. Bruce is the author of “Injustice in Perugia: a book detailing the wrongful conviction of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito” and a follow-up book titled “Finding Justice in Perugia.”Bruce’s work on the Knox/Sollecito case opened his eyes to other wrongful convictions. He realized the problem is far more pervasive than most people realize, and most cases don’t get the attention they warrant. This new-found knowledge led Bruce to expand his efforts, working to develop Injustice Anywhere, an organization working to correct wrongful convictions. Injustice Anywhere currently has eight featured cases and operates a network of websites all working to bring more attention to wrongful convictions.Bruce hosts an online radio program on Spreaker.com dedicated to wrongful convictions, he is a member of the Judges for Justice team, and he is the President of Open News Platform Inc., a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation which owns and operates GroundReport, a citizen journalism website that has been dedicated to giving a voice to everyday citizens for over a decade.

Overzealous Detectives and Ineffective Counsel to Blame for Wrongful Conviction of Jamie Snow

Jamie Snow was convicted in‭ ‬2001‭ ‬for the‭ ‬1991‭ ‬murder of William Little.‭ ‬Little was the victim of an apparent robbery while working as a gas station attendant in Bloomington,‭ ‬Illinois.‭ ‬This was a senseless crime that left an‭ ‬18-year-old man dead,‭ ‬all for the reported theft of approximately sixty dollars.‭ ‬Snow is currently serving a life sentence without the …

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The Ryan Ferguson Case Highlights The Difficulty Of Correcting A Wrongful Conviction

Ryan Ferguson was wrongfully convicted in 2001 of second-degree murder of Columbia Tribune Sports Editor Kent Heitholt, and was sentenced to 40 years in prison. Ferguson is one of roughly 2.3 million people currently housed in America’s prison system. The United States incarcerates more people than any civilized nation on earth. A majority of those convicted are guilty as charged …

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Mississippi Death Row Inmate Jeffrey Havard Is a Victim of Wrongful Conviction

Jeffrey Havard currently sits wrongfully convicted on death row in Mississippi for the sexual assault and murder of his girlfriend’s six-month-old daughter, Chloe Britt. Chloe’s death was a tragic accident, not a murder. Havard accidentally dropped Chloe after giving her a bath. According to Havard, Chloe slipped out of his hands and hit her head on the toilet. The evidence …

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The Damage Caused By Wrongful Convictions Is Not Repaired By Exoneration Alone

William “Bill” Dillon was wrongfully convicted in Florida for the murder of forty-year-old James Dvorak in 1981. It would take over twenty-seven years for Dillon to clear his name. The prosecution secured the conviction based on a bloody shirt found at the crime scene and testimony provided by John Preston and his “scent-tracking” German Shepherd. Preston testified in over 100 …

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The Committee to Free Jamie Snow hosts third annual Postcards in the Park event

The Committee to Free Jamie Snow is hosting their third annual Postcards in the Park event this weekend in Bloomington, Illinois. The annual event is designed to bring more attention to the wrongful conviction of Jamie Snow. Jamie Snow was wrongfully convicted in 2001 for the 1991 murder of William Little, a gas station attendant in Bloomington, Illinois. Jamie is …

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Judge that acquitted Amanda Knox claims Italian Supreme Court violated the law when ruling on case

Appeals court Judge Claudio Pratillo Hellmann, is speaking out once again about the Italian Supreme Court’s decision to overturn his ruling in 2011 that declared Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito innocent for the murder of Meredith Kercher in 2007. The Italian Supreme Court overturned the acquittals of Knox and Sollecito in March of this year and ordered a new trial. …

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