THE TRIAL COURT VIOLATED PETITONER”S RIGHT AGAINST DOUBLE JEOPARDY BY ADJUDICATING HIM GUILTY AND SENTENCING HIM BOTH FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A FIREAEM AND THE UNDERLYING FELONY OF ATTEMPTED RUBBERY WITH A FIREARM. 808 more words
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The judge gave the following instructions to the jury:
3.4 WHEN THERE ARE LESSER INCLUDED CRIMES OR ATTEMPTS
In considering the evidence, you should consider the possibility that although the evidence may not convince you that the defendant committed the main crimes of which he is accused, there may be evidence that he committed other acts that would constitute a lesser included crimes. 514 more words
Failure to challenge deputy's testimony violated his Sixth Amendment right to the effective assistance of counsel.
So far my son’s Habeas Corpus is about appellate counsel. Next he delves into ineffectiveness of trial counsel.
Please note that by far, my son has not exhausted all the claims of ineffective of appellate counsel… 1,259 more words
Caryn E. Johnson, I am calling on you as a social activist and public figure that can help to right a wrong.
Caryn Elaine Johnson a.k.a.816 more words
A Pennsylvania man convicted of rape and murder in 1982 was freed Thursday after 34 years in prison thanks to new DNA evidence.
Lewis Fogle, 63, was released on bond because he remains charged and could be retried by District Attorney Patrick Dougherty, who filed the joint motion to vacate the conviction with the New York-based Innocence Project. 79 more words