“He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives…” – Jesus interpreting the Old Testament passage as fulfilled in Himself. (Luke 4:16ff) Inform yourself. Too many incarcerated are there wrongfully. Help proclaim liberty to the captives. Visit the www.wm3.org and www.truthinjustice.org Lord have mercy.
From Mara Leveritt’s book Devil’s Knot page 234.
Once someone has been convicted, rightly or wrongly, he or she has a chance to appeal the case post-conviction. The state is not required to provide an attorney for this process. You can see here the seemingly insurmountable odds stacked against the now convicted defendant. (page 195 of B. Garrett’s book Convicting the Innocent)
Corruption even occurs when fingerprints are involved…
What Davis, the prosecutor, said. …it doesn’t matter if the confession was coerced… Really?
– kevin green (spent 16 years in prison for a crime he did not commit)
The man she was “positively sure” did it… Is later proved completely innocent. …after he spent sixteen years in prison. 1. The way the police suggest this man to her in direct defiance of her original (and truthful) inability to pick him. (Corruption? Innocent over-zealous prosecution? Something else?) 2. Her sudden and ultimately disasterous misidentification. (if police hadn’t pushed him… Read more »
If it isn’t too late…