The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals denied a habeas petition for a man who is now on parole after being convicted of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. 441 more words
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The two-count indictment against Gov. Rick Perry defies common sense and should be dismissed “immediately if not sooner” as a violation of the U.S. and Texas constitutions, Perry’s legal team told the trial judge. 435 more words
Hysteria often breeds wrongful convictions. The anti-communist hysteria of the 1950s McCarthy era undoubtedly led to some miscarriages of justice, and Miriam Moskowitz says her espionage conviction was one of them. 32 more words