More dastardly deeds from Maricopa County AZ. Litigation for wrongful conviction compensation always taxes the taxpayers. This seems of little concern to the “tough on crime” government advocates who are cloaked in immunity by the US Supreme Court.
Camille Tilley, whose daughter Courtney was wrongfully convicted in Maricopa County, was kind enough to post a link to the lawsuit recently brought by Debra Milke against a number of Phoenex and Maricopa County, AZ officials regarding her wrongful conviction for the murder of her 4 1/2 year-old son. This post was contained in a comment to our recent story about the Debra Milke case.
If you haven’t had a chance to read the lawsuit, I think it deserves some special comment. You can access it directly here: Debra Milke-lawsuit. It’s very interesting to note that Milke is represented in her suit by the firm of Neufeld Scheck & Brustin. You probably know that Peter Neufeld and Barry Scheck are the founders of the original Innocence Project.
I’ve read the suit, and if you think this kind of thing can’t happen to you, you need to…
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