Category Archives: human rights violations

Forensics: 1985 MOVE massacre official fired for cremating victims.

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Forensics: No qualified immunity in this case. Former Louisville detective who helped wrongfully convict 2 men will spend year in prison

A former Louisville police detective will spend a year in prison for his role in the wrongful convictions and imprisonment of two men. — Read on http://www.wlky.com/article/former-louisville-detective-who-helped-wrongfully-convict-2-men-will-spend-year-in-prison/36395027

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Forensics: Human rights group urges Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum to allow reversal of all nonunanimous jury convictions

Can we say “mass incarceration” of poor people? This statute was established to keep people “under control.” Abhorrent. The Oregon DA must be quivering in indignation over this “attack” on American justice. Human rights group urges Oregon Attorney General Ellen … Continue reading

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Forensics: Intimidation. The cost of speaking up against China

Remember when getting an invite to lecture in China was a thing? The cost of speaking up against China – BBC News — Read on http://www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-asia-china-56563449

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Forensics: 4200 children in US jail facilities. Deaths Of Migrant Children Haunt Former Official As Border Surge Increases : NPR

John Sanders led U.S. Customs and Border Protection under the Trump administration. At least five children died after being detained during the last surge, and he fears “history is repeating itself.” — Read on http://www.npr.org/2021/03/17/977978891/deaths-of-migrant-children-haunt-former-official-as-border-surge-increases

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Forensics: DA misconduct. Kansas’ Terra Morehead no longer prosecuting criminal cases

A primer on an unbridled malicious prosecutor. She still has a job in the DAs office. Kansas prosecutor Terra Morehead wrongfully put Lamonte McIntyre in prison for 23 years for murder. She’s no longer be handling criminal cases. That’s a … Continue reading

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Forensics: This DA integrity unit works! How a judge decided lies and reward money led a jury to wrongfully convict a Dallas man in a deadly robbery

Back in ’87 it was “no evidence, no DNA, no fingerprints, NO PROBLEM!” A Dallas man’s conviction in a 1987 deadly robbery should be overturned because prosecutors withheld evidence and the star witness lied about how many… — Read on … Continue reading

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Forensics: Rules regarding federal statute on cop shootings needs a redo. George Floyd, et al.

A new federal grand jury has been empaneled in Minneapolis and the Justice Department has called new witnesses as part of its investigation of Derek Chauvin, the former police officer who will go on trial in state court next month … Continue reading

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Forensics: Police violence against children. Black girls are often treated like adults during police encounters, experts say. Rochester is just one example

Unacceptable violence against children of color by police. White girls get much more deference than Black girls. Rochester police had handcuffed a 9-year-old Black girl and put her in the back of a police car last month when an officer … Continue reading

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Forenscis: Texas prosecutor’s work for judge could get death row inmate new trial

Worst of the worst. A prosecutor moonlighted on the cases of 355 defendants for nine judges. Their sentences range from probation to the death penalty. — Read on http://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/news/investigations/2021/02/04/texas-death-row-inmate-could-get-new-trial/4255647001/

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