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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Habib Wahir...

Habib Wahir Abdal was finally exonerated by new forensic evidence after being wrongfully convicted Habib Wahir Abdal, then known as Vincent Jenkins, was wrongfully convicted for rape in 1983 and was incarcerated for 16 years before he was exonerated. On May 18, 1982, Leslie A. Werner was raped and robbed in a nature preserve in Buffalo, New York while bird watching with her husband. She described her assailant as a black man between five feet eight and five feet ten with a gap between his upper front teeth and a tenor-type voice. The assailant had blindfolded her during the assault. Police picked up Abdal for questioning four and a half months after the crime occurred, even though he did not fit the victim’s description of the assailant. Abdal was six feet two inches tall with no gap between his teeth and a deep-toned voice. Police presented…

8 Feb 2017

Is it a Crime to be Present While a Crime is...

31 Jan 2017

It is not a crime to be present while a crime is being committed. It is not a criminal offence to be present while a crime…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Ivan Henry

25 Jan 2017

Ivan Henry was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault Ivan Henry was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault, which included a series of violent sexual assaults and multiple…

Is it a Crime to Use Someone Else’s...

25 Jan 2017

It is a crime to use some else’s health card   It is a criminal offence to use some else’s health card According to Health Canada,…

How to Choose the Best Criminal Lawyer

19 Jan 2017

Choosing the right criminal defence lawyer for you doesn’t have to be a stressful process.    If you have been charged with a criminal offence, it…

#wrongfullyconvictedwedensday Bruce Godschalk

18 Jan 2017

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…

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…