Written by Lisa Munger, M.Ed. Advocate Friends and supporters, we are thrilled to inform you all that we are officially back in court! What is truly remarkable is that so far we have had the cooperation of the DA’s office as there has been no opposition to the motions filed. We are hopeful that this is a strong indication that …Read More »
Andy, a juror from Susan Claycomb’s trial, joins Tam and Ray for an in-depth interview about deliberations from her trial. Jamie’s co-defendant, Susan Claycomb was found not guilty at her trial, which was held first, and 90% of the trial was focused on the evidence against Jamie. They had to find Jamie guilty of murder in order to find Susan …Read More »
AUGUST 24, 2021, 1:40 PM ET Advocates Hoping To Exonerate Man Convicted Of Murdering His Mother At Age 14 https://www.oxygen.com/crime-news/michael-politte-convicted-of-killing-rita-politte-hopes-for-exoneration?fbclid=IwAR0Hi1h1PJ31hSsrdQecbkn6RgpkOenCscXCTHHzCx40NBOyPglzdM5vYOI Lawyers have filed a petition with hopes of overturning the conviction of a man imprisoned for murdering his mother more than 20 years ago. Michael Politte, now 37, is serving a life sentence at a state prison in Missouri for the …Read More »
Men imprisoned since 2006 get new trial after Cleveland police officers contradict fellow officers’ testimony
cleveland.com CLEVELAND, Ohio — An appeals court granted a new trial for two men who spent the last 14 years in prison for the shooting of two people and the attempted shooting of a Cleveland police officer. The unanimous decision issued Thursday by the 8th District Court of Appeals found that Cleveland police and Cuyahoga County prosecutors denied Kenny Phillips …Read More »
Supporters of ‘Making a Murderer’s’ Brendan Dassey continue to plea for his freedom, but is it a hopeless cause?
Appleton Post-Crescent Brendan Dassey, who is serving life in prison for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach, failed in 2018 to convince the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his case. In December 2019, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers said he wouldn’t consider commuting Dassey’s sentence. But Dassey’s legal team and his many supporters nationally and internationally insist his quest for freedom isn’t …Read More »
Coming March 2nd! We are excited to announce the “Snow Files” podcast, presented by Injustice Anywhere! A deep dive into the wrongful conviction of Jamie Snow, and how McLean County got away with it. A True Crime story told by the defendant from Stateville Prison in Joliet, Illinois. An eye opening presentation of the 1991 cold case murder of Bill …Read More »