Category Archives: death penalty
Just published. Already has rave reviews. Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice System [Fabricant, M. Chris] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice System — Read on http://www.amazon.com/Science-American-Criminal-Justice-System/dp/1636140300/ref=nodl_
Forensics: Oklahoma County Becomes Nation’s Third Most Prolific County Executioner. Intellectually Teen Offender to Put to Death
The intellectually impaired man who was 18 years old at the time of his offense became the 44 th person prosecuted in Oklahoma County to be put to death… — Read on deathpenaltyinfo.org/news/oklahoma-county-becomes-nations-third-most-prolific-county-executioner-as-state-puts-intellectually-impaired-teen-offender-to-death
Forensics: Lies,lies and more lies in a TX death penalty case. Prosecutors Illegally Hid Evidence in Rodney Reed’s Case for 23 Years
“Rodney Reed’s conviction and death sentence must be overturned.” — Read on innocenceproject.org/for-23-years-prosecutors-illegally-hid-evidence-that-could-have-exonerated-rodney-reed/
Forensics: DA and police misconduct = Hidden Costs: Liability Judgments for Wrongful Capital Prosecutions Cost Taxpayers in Death-Penalty States Hundreds of Millions of Dollars | Death Penalty Information Center
Now, as the number of murder exonerations mounts across the United States, a previously hidden cost is emerging: the cost of liability for police and… — Read on deathpenaltyinfo.org/news/hidden-costs-liability-judgments-for-wrongful-capital-prosecutions-cost-taxpayers-in-death-penalty-states-hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars
Forensics: Wrongfully Convicted Man Who Exonerated Himself While in Prison Launches Non-Profit to Help Others
55-year old Clyde Beasley was wrongfully incarcerated for many years in the state of California. Now as a free man, he has launched The Prison Reform Project to help other innocent prisoners and their families. — Read on http://www.blacknews.com/news/clyde-beasley-wrongfully-convicted-man-exonerated-himself-prison-launches-non-profit-help-others/
Read about the dark side of wrongful convictions. Multiple podcasts. Based on the files of the lawyers who freed them, Wrongful Conviction features interviews with men and women who have spent decades in prison for crimes they did not commit … Continue reading
Forensics: Roberson baby murder trial continues with a host of defense medical experts and “new evidence” found by a court clerk from past death penalty trial.
Its also about the lethality of a 3 foot fall and an autistic defendant who “acted strange” after the baby died. Mar. 13—The evidentiary hearing in the death penalty case of Robert Leslie Roberson III, continued through Friday, March 12 … Continue reading
Forensics: Hypnotic Texas Rangers stop using hypnosis after investigation reveals dubious science. 1700 cases.
Local cops still do this. Courts still accept this as evidence. AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Public Safety has ended the controversial practice of using hypnosis to investigate crimes. A department spokesman said… — Read on http://www.dallasnews.com/news/investigations/2021/03/11/texas-rangers-stop-using-hypnosis-after-dallas-morning-news-investigation-reveals-dubious-science/
Very good read by Jordan Smith. You can add the ABFO bitemarkers to this list of experts enabling the death penalty in TX and elsewhere. In his new book, journalist Maurice Chammah explores the rise and fall of capital punishment … Continue reading