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#wrongfullyconvictedwedensday Bruce Godschalk

Bruce Godschalk spent 15 years in prison for crimes he did not commit. Bruce Godschalk of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was wrongfully convicted of forcible rape and burglary. Bruce’s ordeal began in 1986 when two women, residing in the same apartment complex, were attacked and sexually assaulted. Both of the women had been awoken in the night by an intruder and raped. One of the two complainants identified Bruce. The second complainant assisted the police in creating a composite sketch of her alleged assailant.  This sketch was subsequently released on media outlets. On December 30, 1986, the police received a tip advising that Bruce resembled the man in the composite sketch. On January 13, 1987, the police obtained a taped confession from Bruce, this confession later proved to be a false confession as it was deemed coerced. The two alleged rapes were tried together in May of…

18 Jan 2017

Is it a Crime to Dumpster Dive in Canada?

17 Jan 2017

It is not a crime to go through garbage so long as it is not on someone else’s private property. It is not a crime to…

Is it a Crime to Use The Deep Web or The...

10 Jan 2017

Neither the deep web nor the dark web are inherently illegal. Is it illegal to access the deep web or the dark web? No it is…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Paula Gray

4 Jan 2017

Paula Gray was wrongfully convicted of murder and rape after a false confession was coerced from her. In 1978 Paula Gray was accused of being involved…

Is it a Crime to Shoot Someone Who is...

3 Jan 2017

Toronto police officer, James Forcillo, was convicted of attempted murder for shooting, Sammy Yatim, who was already dead at the time the shoots in question were…

What is Toronto Drug Treatment Court?

29 Dec 2016

Toronto Drug Treatment Court can be a good option for accused persons, but it is not necessarily the best option.  When someone commits a crime that…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday The...

28 Dec 2016

An example of how the media’s hysteria fuelled many the false allegations in the Martenville sex scandal. The Martenville sex scandals are an infamous case of…