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Reviews from the Row (#4)

(Of all the amazing feedback and responses I’ve received about I Am Troy Davis, I have been consistently moved–blown away, even–by the responses I’ve received by men and women in prison, many of whom are on death row. 513 more words

Troy Davis

The Fault In Our System (The case of Henry McCollum and Henry Brown)

(This my newsletter article for the AMICUS September Newsletter)

The Fault in Our System

The case of Henry McCollum and Leon Brown is a textbook example of everything that can go wrong in a justice system that allows the death penalty. 445 more words

Death Penalty

Reviews from the Row (#3)

(This is the 3rd review of I Am Troy Davis that I am posting from a prisoner on death row, as part of the I Am Troy Davis  210 more words

Troy Davis

Reviews from the Row (#1)

With the help of Haymarket Books, Campaign to End the Death Penalty, and a generous donation (from my Mom, if you must know), Kimberly Davis and I were able to send 38 copies of… 368 more words

Troy Davis

Alabama death row inmate seeks new trial in 1999 rape-murder

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — The long-running case of Jason Sharp, who is on Alabama’s death row in the 1999 killing of a Huntsville nurse, has taken another turn, with Sharp arguing his conviction and sentence should be overturned. 74 more words

Jay Leiderman Ventura County California Defense Attorney

Death row cases - my experience and how to get involved

Competition for training contracts and pupillages has never been so fierce. Aspiring solicitors and barristers face cut-throat rivalry, not just from fellow vocational course graduates, but from graduates in previous years, whose qualifications remain valid for up to five years. 1,553 more words

Human Rights

Anatomy of a Wrongful Conviction

There are many aspects of criminal justice and imprisonment that the general public is unfamiliar with. That’s why this blog exists — to educate. One of the most serious problems in criminal justice is that it is possible for someone to be convicted and even to be sentenced to death, strictly on the basis of legal technicalities. 1,731 more words

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