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On September 24, 2012, John Smith was cleared of a murder conviction in a Los Angeles courtroom after 19 years behind bars. His 1994 conviction was based upon the false testimony of a witness who did not make an ID until two months after the murder. John Smith's attorney Deirdre O'Connor will join Legalocity host Jacqueline Crosby, Esq. to discuss the Smith case and the problem of wrongful criminal convictions. Deirdre O'Connor has been a licensed criminal defense attorney in
The recent execution of Troy Davis in Georgia has focused attention on wrongful murder convictions. Two men convicted of murder in North Carolina were recently released after another man confessed to the murder and DNA tests pointed to other suspects. However, the men convicted of the slaying had pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. Was police misconduct or corruption a factor in these wrongful convictions? On Thursday September 29, at 6:00 PM we will discuss wrongful conv
Grant Amount: $500,000
The purpose of the Wrongful Conviction Review Program is to provide high quality and efficient representation for potentially wrongfully convicted defendants in post-conviction claims of innocence. This program is funded under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 (Pub. L. 111-117).
Granting Agency: Bureau of Justice Assistance
One article states that there is an "epidemic" of wrongful convictions in America with "an average of 5,800 wrongful convictions each yea
Three young men convicted of murder in Rockford Illinois and serving time in prison since 2002 have been recently released from prison, after the head police detective in the case, Douglas Palmer, admitted to falsifying the evidence used to convict them. Winnebago County Judge McGraw overturned the convictions of Terrence Anderson, Lamont Johnson and Anthony Ross, and while they await a new trial to enable them to prove their innocence, States Attorney Joseph Bruscato is seeking to overturn the judge's decision and send them back to jail. With an audio tape of the key witness admitting he lied about witnessing the crime and all the other witnesses recanting their testimony, saying they had been coerced by police to testify, there appears to be no evidence against the three convicted men. So why is the State insisting on sending them back to jail? How many more are serving time in prison as a result of false evidence against them?
CelebrityCourt: The Show Where Law and Hollywood Meet!
Hosted by criminal defense lawyer Elizabeth Kelley, CelebrityCourt counts down the top celebrity legal stories of the week. This episode features: Matt Kumin, San Francisco-based civil rights and criminal defense lawyer, on PBS' recent episode of "Constitution USA" and in particular, the portrayal of The Emerald Triangle and the Harborview dispensary in Oakland; Tamar Birckhead, Professor at Univ. of North Carolina School of Law, on "The Central Park Five" the online petition to remove prosecutor Elizabeth Lederer from Columbia's faculty; and Chris Van Vliet, entertainment reporter for WOIO in Cleveland, on the new molestation charges against Michael Jackson and the latest on the trial between his family and concert promoter AEG. http://www.elizabethkelleylaw.com.
BUSINESS CREDIT RADIO is proud to welcome Mr. John Samberg and Mr. Jim Palmer to our show to discuss "Herding Slow Paying Cats".
Mr. Palmer is currently the Estates Manager and Business Development Manager for the Adjustment Bureau at CMA's Northern California Regional office located in San Leandro. He is responsible for administering all out-of-court workout programs and managing the liquidation of corporate assets through general assignments for the benefit of creditors here in Northern California and Northern Nevada.
John Samberg is a veteran trial attorney with nearly 30 years experience in the litigation arena, first as a private detective, then as an attorney. John did his undergraduate work at UCLA. At Southwestern University School of Law he graduated in 1984 ranked 4th in his class - Magna Cum Laude, having earned seven American Jurisprudence Awards, two national moot court championships and the ABOTA Award for Excellence in Preparation for the Trial Practice of Law.
John has handled business cases, as well as major injury and wrongful death cases, in State, Federal and Bankruptcy Courts in multiple jurisdictions, including California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, New York, Illinois, Maine, Arkansas and New Mexico. His experience encompasses jury and bench trials, arbitration and mediation. John is rated “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell.
CMA is the sponsor for Business Credit Radio.
Anatomy of a Wrongful Conviction Imagine a case much worse than Duke Lacross. Add the 'Dukes of Hazard' meets a bad episode of 'Perry Mason Goes to the Red Light District'. This fully documented case involves judicial favors for sexual favors, prostitution, manipulation, cover up...it goes on and on! Don has a huge team working on his release as well as the recall and eventual incarceration of the judge.
Only case Wisconsin Innocence Project took that does not involve DNA. Free Don Miller Recall Judge Madden
Prince Randy Koussou Alam-Sogan is a tribal prince in the Republic of Benin, West Africa. He is founder and President of Black Lion Holdings, a global firm with a host of activities including infrastructure development, energy, eco-construction, IT/Telecom, Eco-tourism, bio-technology, agriculture development, mining, finance, and media focused on Africa.
Tim Hoch is an attorney and author of "50 Rules for success for young men leaving home," a book that shares a father's wisdom with sons who are leaving the nest. Tim's advice covers the serious (like yourself because most of your life your only company is yourself) and the more playful (don't bring home stray kittens). It reminds young men to be strong in their convictions, but humble in life.
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Join On the Ice with Bryan Yates and John Ames Sunday 7-9 pm EST for 2 hours of Hockey talk. We cover the NHL, AHL, CHL, College Hockey, Fantasy Hockey and much more. You can check out On the Ice on facebook at Fantasy Hockey/On the Ice show. You can find us on twitter @NHLOn_the_Ice and @NHLOntheIceAmes and at our web site http://nhlontheice.com/ On tonight's program we are joined in the first hour by Andy Buzin of Buzin Law. Andy is an attorney who will join us to talk about the wrongful death lawsuit the Boogard family has filed against the NHL in the tragic death of Derek Boogard. At the top of the second hour we are joined by Sean Norris "The Pipes" to talk about the WHL Champion Portland WinterHawks and their quest to win the Memorial Cup in this year's tournament. Sean is one of the PA announcers at the Rose Garden and WinterHawks aficionado. And in the last half hour of the show Matt Sitkoff from nhl.com joins us to talk a little fantasy hockey, Stanley Cup Playoff hockey, and his experience attending the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago BlackHawks series so far as the series is underway.
Today, all litigants, pro se or otherwise have a duty to request and disclose responsive electronic evidence in their cases. Whether your case is consumer debt litigation, foreclosure, or wrongful termination, discovery issues relating to electronically stored information (ESI) will have to be addressed.
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