https://theintercept.com/2017/12/29/las-vegas-murder-kirstin-lobato-wrongful-conviction/ ON DECEMBER 29, more than a decade after she was first sent to prison in Nevada for a murder she did not commit, Kirstin Blaise Lobato saw the charges against her dismissed. “It is the end to her nearly 17-year nightmare,” said Vanessa Potkin, director of post-conviction litigation for the Innocence Project, which took on Lobato’s case. “It’s over.” Lobato …Read More »
The time has come once again for the annual Jamie Snow Postcards in the Park event. The event, which is now in its seventh year, is hosted by Free Jamie Snow and Justice for Illinois Wrongfully Convicted. This year’s event will take place on Sunday, September 3rd, 2017. The location remains the same. Supporters will meet once again in Miller …Read More »
Jeffrey “Jeff” 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. Havard has stated from the beginning that the infant slipped from his arms while lifting her from the tub, causing her head to hit a nearby toilet. There is no evidence whatsoever to support a …Read More »
CHICAGO — The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday, June 22nd affirmed a decision by a judge to overturn Brendan Dassey’s conviction, according to Dassey’s attorney. The three-judge panel said Dassey was coerced into confessing and should be released from prison. Dassey’s attorney, Steven Drizin, posted to Twitter Thursday indicating the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision …Read More »
Op-Ed Amanda Knox: Donald Trump supported me when I was wrongly accused of murder. What do I owe him?
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-knox-trump-loyalty-20170504-story.html Donald Trump supported me during the worst crisis and most vulnerable moment in my life, defending my innocence when I was on trial in Italy for murder. He is now the president of the United States and reportedly “very upset” with me because I didn’t vote for him. Do I owe him my loyalty? Trump’s remarks were reported by …Read More »
Advocates will be marching in support of Adam Braseel’s freedom on Tuesday, April 11, at the Legislative Plaza in Nashville, Tennessee. Adam Braseel was convicted in November 2007 for the murder of Malcolm Burrows and the assault of Rebecca Hill, in Tracy City, Tennessee, in 2006. Adam was sentenced to life in prison for the crimes. Adam’s supporters and his defense team …Read More »