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Please Support Wrongful Conviction Day On October 2, 2014

  This information is being shared from: https://www.thunderclap.it/projects/16874-wrongful-conviction-day-10-2 Wrongful Conviction Day began as an idea of Win Wahrer, Director of Client Services at the Association in Defence of the Wrongfully Convicted (AIDWYC) http://www.aidwyc.org/ A small group of like-minded individuals – all committed to the dual cause of overturning wrongful criminal convictions and educating the broader community on this important legal and social …

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Did False Testimony Lead To The Wrongful Conviction Of Byron Case?

This week, Injustice Anywhere Radio discussed the Byron Case case with Byron’s mother Evelyn Case, and the author of “The Skeptical Juror and the Trial of Byron Case,” John Bennett Allen. Anastasia Elizabeth WitbolsFeugen was murdered on the evening of October 22, 1997. Her body was found in a cemetery with a gunshot wound to her face. WitbolsFeugen had been fighting with her fiancé Justin …

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The right to a fair trial and the right to a defence

Would you go into a boxing ring against a tough opponent with both hands tied behind your back?  The question is so ridiculous that it hardly needs an answer.  Yet apparently that is the way some people think courts should be run.  They believe that an accused person should have no recourse to defence. Serious crimes happen every day.  Police …

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The David Thorne Case To Be Featured On New A&E Series

The David Thorne case will be featured on a new A&E series “Dead Again” from executive producer Dick Wolf. “Dead Again” premieres Thursday, October 2 at 10:00 PM ET/PT. David Thorne was convicted in January of 2000, and sentenced to life without the possibility of parole, for allegedly hiring an acquaintance to kill his son’s mother, Yvonne Layne, in March …

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The Cameron Todd Willingham Case: Did Texas Execute An Innocent Man?

This week, Injustice Anywhere Radio discussed the Cameron Todd Willingham Case with attorney Michael Scadron and New York Times bestselling author and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Mark Olshaker. Cameron Todd Willingham was convicted in 1992 of igniting a fire in his home in 1991 that killed his three young daughters, and was sentenced to death in Texas. Willingham insisted that he was …

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The Brian Peixoto Case: Did Misdiagnosis Lead To Wrongful Conviction?

This week, Injustice Anywhere Radio discussed the Brian Peixoto case in Massachusetts with advocate Lisa Munger. Brian Peixoto was convicted in 1996 for the murder of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son Christopher Affonso, Jr., and sentenced to life in prison in Massachusetts. Peixoto was 26 years old at the time of his arrest. He had been dating the 3-year-old’s mother Ami Sneed for …

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