Category Archives: human rights violations

Forensics: Typical DA move. The ‘Innocent Man’ defendant won’t be released if AG Mike Hunter proves conviction was wrongfully overturned

The Northwestern Law says the DA objection and appeal rationale is “galling.” Read more about the idiot DA in this case. Another legal setback has occurred in the case against Tommy Ward, one of two men convicted in the disappearance … Continue reading

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Forensics: Gestapo-esque Agents raid home of fired Florida data scientist who built COVID-19 dashboard

Florida’s loser governor ordered this. “They pointed a gun in my face. They pointed guns at my kids,” Rebekah Jones tweeted. — Read on amp.tallahassee.com/amp/6482817002

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Forensics: Colombia: New Evidence Prisoners Were Intentionally Shot | Human Rights Watch

Police brutality in Columbia. A new report by international forensic experts commissioned by Human Rights Watch points to the intentional killing of detainees during a prison riot in March 2020 in Colombia. — Read on http://www.hrw.org/news/2020/11/24/colombia-new-evidence-prisoners-were-intentionally-shot

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Forensics: Female inmates sterilized in California prisons without approval

This is beyond awful. Female inmates sterilized in California prisons without approval | Reveal — Read on revealnews.org/article/female-inmates-sterilized-in-california-prisons-without-approval/amp/

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Forensics: The Confrontation Clause: Can the Sixth Amendment Protect Defendants from Junk Science?

A defendant appeals claiming his right to cross-examine a prosecution’s DNA expert was denied at trial. Amazing how simple this sounds in theory. DAs, however, often get around defendants’ Constitutional protections. Then the judge won’t pay for a defense expert … Continue reading

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Forensics: Pandemic News: Trump supporter who exhaled over women during protests is charged with assault

70 million voted for the pool tube character. (Have to look at the vid). Raymond Deskins charged after breathing forcefully over two women during altercation outside Trump golf club in Virginia — Read on http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/nov/23/trump-supporter-who-exhaled-over-women-during-protests-is-charged-with-assault

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Forensics: Blanket “qualified immunity” for unreasonable police actions takes a hit.

A glimmer of hope. twitter.com/rmfifthcircuit/status/1329919798873034762

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Forensics: LWOP sentencing discrimination: Duke University Law Professor Brandon Garrett discusses a new study that shows racial bias in sentences of life without parole in NC | NC Policy Watch

Life Without Parole, Duke, Wilson Center, Brandon L. Garrett — Read on http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/2020/11/16/duke-university-law-professor-brandon-garrett-2/

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Forensics: L.A. County sheriff, coroner clash over cop shooting autopsy reports

Cops always get their man. 5 shots in the back. LA Sheriff crows about his “transparency” and “reform-minded” management. Utter bs. After a Los Angeles County deputy killed a man, sheriff’s officials tried to keep the coroner’s autopsy report under … Continue reading

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Forensics: Another long road to innocence story. “Trial 4: how a teen spent 22 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit”

Netflix documentaries continue to add its voice uncovering the arcane, politicized, and certainly inequitable legal process allowed to prove innocence. Sean Ellis was 19 years old when he was arrested for killing a police officer in Boston. Decades later, he … Continue reading

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