Category Archives: Blogs by Art

These are blogs about wrongful conviction cases in the media

Freedom- Finally- 20 Years of Injustice: The Fight for Justice Must Continue

WKRG-TV Report- The Day of Rodney’s Release:   After serving 20 years in prison for crimes he did not commit, what does Rodney K. Stanberry want to do on the first day of his release? He wants to protest, on … Continue reading

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Memories: Wrongful Convictions Should Not be Forgotten, Nor Sanctioned

Memories: Wrongful Convictions Should Not be Forgotten, Nor Sanctioned There was a piece in The New York Times last year entitled “Suppressing Facebook’s Memories.” There remains a concern among some Facebook users about being reminded via photos of loved ones … Continue reading

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Mr. and Ms. October- Prosecutors Who Win at All Cost-Even Convicting the Innocent

October 1, 2016 Mr. and Ms. October- Prosecutors Who Win at All Cost-Even Convicting the Innocent I am not a big baseball fan; I do prefer to watch and play soccer. So forgive me for using the term Mr. October … Continue reading

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A Question for Prosecutors: What is Your Mission-To Seek the Truth, the Conviction or Both?

July 8th, 2016 A Question for Prosecutors: What is Your Mission-To Seek the Truth, the Conviction or Both? I recently read an article in Reason magazine (via the website) entitled “Confessions of an Ex-Prosecutor: Culture and law conspire to make … Continue reading

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Rodney K. Stanberry- Innocent and Incarcerate, Year 19

Rodney K. Stanberry- Innocent and Incarcerate, Year 19. (see also Rodney K. Stanberry Year 18 ) “”I’ve been in prison for 20 years for a crime I didn’t commit,” said Rosario, who had lost multiple appeals. “My family didn’t deserve … Continue reading

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An Innocence Inquiry Commission in Alabama?- A Step in the Right Direction

February 27, 2016 Title: An Innocence Inquiry Commission in Alabama?- A Step in the Right Direction On Thursday, February 18th, I was informed that an Alabama State Senator had introduced legislation that would establish an Innocence Commission in Alabama. I … Continue reading

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Mistakes of the (Miss) Universe: Why Won’t District Attorneys Admit Their Mistakes?

December 25th, 2015 Mistakes of the (Miss) Universe: Why Won’t District Attorneys Admit Their Mistakes? I know it is the holiday season and people justly want to focus on family members and friends, but please keep those who are innocent … Continue reading

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The Sport of Boxing and The Arena of Prosecutors- Fighting Against Wrongful Convictions

November 29th, 2015 The Sport of Boxing and The Arena of Prosecutors- Fighting Against Wrongful Convictions   Many believe that boxing is a barbaric sport.  A boxing match consists of two individuals, in peak condition, inflicting as much pain and … Continue reading

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To Be Free and Exonerated- In a Fair and Just World

October 9, 2015 To Be Free and Exonerated- In a Fair and Just World Recently, the New York Magazine published a powerful piece entitled “That’s When I Knew I Was Free: Eight Exonerated Prisoners on Their First Week Outside.” As … Continue reading

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The Ongoing Consequences of Convicting the Innocent-The Responsibility of District Attorneys

August 3, 2015 The Ongoing Consequences of Convicting the Innocent-The Responsibility of District Attorneys Mobile District Attorney Ashley Rich: “Petitions are great.  A group of citizens banding together can move mountains.” Radio Interview, Friday, July 24th, 2015.   Last week, we … Continue reading

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