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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.

Attorney General’s Decision To Appeal Brendan Dassey’s Overturned Conviction Lacks Common Sense

The state of Wisconsin has decided to appeal federal judge William E. Duffin ‘s August 12 decision to overturn Brendan Dassey’s 2007 conviction for the murder of 25-year-old photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005. After Judge Duffin’s decision last month, the state was left with three options; free Dassey, take his case back to trial, or appeal the judge’s decision to …

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New Trailers Released For Upcoming Netflix Documentary "Amanda Knox"

Netflix has released two new trailers for its original documentary ”Amanda Knox,” which is set to debut on September 30. The two conflicting trailers titled, “Believer Her” and  “Suspect Her”, are designed to encourage viewers to choose between guilt or innocence. It all started back in November 2007, when Meredith Kercher was murdered in a hilltop cottage in Perugia, Italy. In a series of …

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Supporters for Melissa Calusinski March in Labor Day Parade

Supporters for Melissa Calusinski gathered Monday in Zion, Illinois, to take part in the Jubilee Days Labor Day parade. The event was organized on the Official Melissa Calusinski Family Public Facebook Group, where supporters interact frequently to keep up to date with Calusinski’s case. Helen Barrett, one of the parade participants, posted on the support group page that the parade …

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Federal appeals court ruling could mean freedom for Jimmy Dennis in Pennsylvania

After a quarter century behind bars, Jimmy Dennis is one step closer to freedom, now that an appellate court has affirmed his petition for habeas relief. The state of Pennsylvania now has 90 days to decide whether they want to put Dennis back on trial or set him free. Dennis’s supporters are hopeful that the State will move quickly to …

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Jamie Snow Petition Delivered To McLean County State’s Attorney Jason Chambers

On August 4, 2016, a Change.org petition containing over 62,000 signatures was delivered to the McLean County State’s Attorney’s office asking for DNA testing in the Jamie Snow case. Jamie’s daughter Jessica Snow and Tam Alex from the Committee to Free Jamie Snow (CFJS), hand delivered the petition to the clerks for McLean County State’s Attorney Jason Chambers, who happened …

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Petition Signatures For Brendan Dassey Juvenile Interrogation Protection Law Are On The Rise

A petition launched by Brendan Dassey’s mother, Barbara Tydych, has been given a boost by the recent news of her son’s conviction being overturned. Barbara’s Change.org petition asking the state of Wisconsin to pass legislation designed to protect juveniles during interrogations, is now trending and the signatures are on the rise. In her petition, titled: “Please Pass Juvenile Interrogation Protection …

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