Jeffrey “Jeff” Havard currently sits wrongfully convicted on death row in Mississippi for the sexual assault and murder of his girlfriend’s six-month-old daughter, Chloe Britt. Havard has stated from the beginning that the infant slipped from his arms while lifting her from the tub, causing her head to hit a nearby toilet. There is no evidence whatsoever to support a …Read More »
CHICAGO — The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday, June 22nd affirmed a decision by a judge to overturn Brendan Dassey’s conviction, according to Dassey’s attorney. The three-judge panel said Dassey was coerced into confessing and should be released from prison. Dassey’s attorney, Steven Drizin, posted to Twitter Thursday indicating the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a decision …Read More »
Op-Ed Amanda Knox: Donald Trump supported me when I was wrongly accused of murder. What do I owe him?
http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-knox-trump-loyalty-20170504-story.html Donald Trump supported me during the worst crisis and most vulnerable moment in my life, defending my innocence when I was on trial in Italy for murder. He is now the president of the United States and reportedly “very upset” with me because I didn’t vote for him. Do I owe him my loyalty? Trump’s remarks were reported by …Read More »
Advocates will be marching in support of Adam Braseel’s freedom on Tuesday, April 11, at the Legislative Plaza in Nashville, Tennessee. Adam Braseel was convicted in November 2007 for the murder of Malcolm Burrows and the assault of Rebecca Hill, in Tracy City, Tennessee, in 2006. Adam was sentenced to life in prison for the crimes. Adam’s supporters and his defense team …Read More »
Injustice Anywhere, an all-volunteer organization working to bring more attention to wrongful convictions, has added the Edward “Max” Lewis case to their list of Endorsed Cases. Edward “Max” Lewis was convicted in Wisconsin in 2004 for the repeated sexual assault of his step-daughter, over a span of two-years beginning in 2002. Lewis was sentenced to 22 years of incarceration. He was released …Read More »
I am pleased to announce that the 2017 Injustice Anywhere Winter Newsletter is now available for online viewing and download. Injustice Anywhere (an organization I help operate) actively works to bring more attention to wrongful convictions. According to the National Registry of Exonerations, courts in the United States overturned 165 wrongful convictions in 2016, which broke 2015’s record of 149 …Read More »