Category Archives: William Richards Exoneration Case

Forensics: Senator Wiener Introduces Legislation to End Wrongful Convictions Resulting from Faulty Expert Witness Testimony

This new bill strengthens the previous “junk science” bill which was instrumental in the 2016 exoneration of Bill Richards. https://californiainnocenceproject.org/read-their-stories/william-richards/ Bill was convicted in 1997 based on the bitemark testimony of ABFO ex-president Skip Sperber. SACRAMENTO – Today, Senator Scott … Continue reading

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Forensics: Opinion | Another victim of America’s greatest forensics fraudster has been exonerated – The Washington Post

Bitemark stories from my casebook. The number of experts who can claim to have sent two innocent men to death row is pretty small. Michael West did it in a week. — Read on http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/10/08/sherwood-brown-exonerated-michael-west/

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California Innocence Project: The man who helps people on death row – BBC News

American Justin Brooks, who is partly based in the UK, has freed people from death row. — Read on http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-derbyshire-57173868

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Forensics: Exonerated Defendants Lost 25,000 Years to Wrongful Imprisonment

Exonerated Defendants Lost 25,000 Years to Wrongful Imprisonment | The Crime Report — Read on thecrimereport.org/2021/06/15/exonerated-defendants-lost-25000-years-to-wrongful-imprisonment/

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In Las Vegas, Embattled Forensic Experts Respond to Scandals and Flawed Convictions

Has forensics moved forward in 2 years since thus was posted by The Intercept? Retrenchment of government resistance still doesn’t recognize forensic weaknesses and forensic flim flam. Courts are very inconsistent in their “gatekeeping.” Post conviction litigation about junk forensics … Continue reading

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Who will pay Bill Richards for 23 years in prison? Answer: California taxpayers

The Richards’ Bitemark Here is the latest video about how Bill Richards was rounded up and convicted of murdering his wife in 1993. DNA said otherwise and also debunked a litany of shoddy forensic work by the San Bernardino Sheriffs … Continue reading

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#CA12 Bill Richards sues San Bernardino as its DA controls state compensation board

Bill Richards also has years of medical neglect and medical malpractice by the California Department of Corrections and ‘Rehabilitation’ to deal with in addition to the incarceration compensation. Getting restitution from the state compensation board can still be  a non-starter and only allows … Continue reading

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Anti-PCAST District Attorney Says Bitemark Analysis Opponents Are “Flawed”

This National DA Assoc president works in San Bernardino County, among other things a place where bitemarks helped put an innocent Bill Richards in prison for 23 years. Ramos (campaigning for California’s Attorney General post and pro death penalty) has … Continue reading

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Exonerations in the News: the myth of “worst of the worst”

Justin Brooks and Brian Banks From the WrongfulConvictionsBlog Michigan Radio: Poor and black more likely to be wrongfully convicted… Star Tribune: Innocence Project questions Thomas Rhodes’ murder conviction in wife’s death near Spicer… Nebraska Radio Network: Kirk Bloodsworth brings his … Continue reading

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TV Interview with Bill Richards on his 23 year conviction dismissal. #XONR8

See the KTLA TV interview with Bill Richards and his @CA_Innocence team minutes after San Bernardino DAs Mike Ramos and Michael Risley reluctantly dismiss all murder charges.

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