Home » Wrongful Convictions (page 3)

Wrongful Convictions

Supporters Of Jeff Havard Are Asking For Donations To Fund Prison Canteen

Jeff Havard currently sits wrongfully convicted on death row in Mississippi for a crime that never happened. He has recently been granted an evidentiary hearing based on new evidence in his favor, but the hearing is not set to take place until August of 2017.  The Committee to Free Jeff Havard, a group I am a part of, has set …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »

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 …

Read More »