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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Daniel...

Mr. Scheidell pictured here with criminal defence lawyer whose head was covered by a green jacket. At about 5:30 a.m.of May 20, 1995 a 26-year-old woman living in an apartment in Racine Wisconsin awoke to find a man straddling her with his hand over her mouth and a knife at her neck, his face covered by a green jacket. As she struggled, he began slapping her face, but she managed to get one hand free and strike back, at last kicking him off the bed and grabbing a pistol from her dresser. She ordered him to leave. When he came toward her, she cocked the pistol and threatened to shoot him. The man then left. The woman, who was identified as J.D., called the police. As she was talking to the first officer to respond, J.D. saw 46-year-old Daniel Scheidell coming down the stairs and identified…

4 Oct 2017

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Selwyn Days

27 Sep 2017

Days shortly after his release On the morning of November 21, 1996, the bodies of 78-year-old Archie Harris and his 35-year-old home healthcare aide, Betty Ramcharan,…

Is it a Crime to Kill or Injure a Dog or Cat?

26 Sep 2017

It is a criminal offence to kill or injure a cat or dog in Canada. Yes. It is a crime in Canada to injure or kill…

Can a Person With A Criminal Record Act as a...

21 Sep 2017

A surety is sometimes required for an accused person to be released from custody. What is a surety? A surety is someone who agrees to take…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Victor Rosario

20 Sep 2017
Victor Rosario was convicted of a crime he did not commit.

Victor Rosario was convicted of a crime he did not commit.   Shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday, March 5, 1982, a fire was reported in a building on Decatur Street…

What is an Acquittal?

24 Aug 2017

An acquittal is a decision in a criminal trail that the accused in not guilty. An acquittal occurs when someone accused of a criminal offence takes…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Jabbar...

23 Aug 2017

Here Jabbar Washington Washington hugs his criminal defence lawyer, shortly after being exonerated. On January 21, 1995, several armed men looking for drugs and cash staged…