Links to the infuriating stories of how the CJ system works for its own purposes rather than being concerned about acting reasonably unbiased and fair.
- A former Death Row inmate who was wrongfully convicted of a double murder after a Chicago cop withheld or fabricated evidence against him, then was left fuming when a federal jury awarded him just $80,000 in damages, is getting another chance to win the $18 million he says he deserves. Former El Rukn gang member Nathson Fields was last year denied a fair trial of his lawsuit against the City of Chicago, U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly ruled late Monday.Authorities hid a “bonanza” deal that allowed a key witness for the city to get out of prison early after he testified against Fields last year, Kennelly ruled in ordering a new trial. Keep reading….
- Exonerees are failed twice by the criminal justice system
- Ohio wrongfully convicted Danny Brown, then it really screwed him
- Virginia prosecutor: Innocence man faces life behind bars unless Governor pardons him