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SCotUS upholds finality of acquittals

In a per curiam decision decided on May 27, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States again upheld the finality of acquittals against an attempt at a prosecutor’s appeal. The trial of Esteban Martinez was set to begin on May 17, 2010. His counsel was ready; the State was not. When the court swore […]

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Defending due process

I understand it is frustrating seeing someone put on trial only to see them walk out of Court, having been acquitted of the charges in what many would’ve called a "slam dunk" case. And the unfortunate response to these trials seems to be an attack on due process itself. On Facebook I am subscribed to […]

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The finality of acquittals

In the wake of the George Zimmerman acquittal, a lot of searches brought people to my blog in their attempt to find information on how to overturn that acquittal. Those searches prompted me to write an article declaring that Zimmerman’s acquittal is final, going on the numerous articles I’ve written about Casey Anthony and how […]

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George Zimmerman’s acquittal is final

There is an epidemic in this country that needs to be ended. In the aftermath of the Casey Anthony trial, many people went to great lengths to find any way, any construct of law that could be employed to see Casey Anthony re-arrested and re-tried on charges of killing her daughter. I discussed that case […]

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Watching the clock, revisiting Casey Anthony again

On my article regarding double jeopardy, a person named "Pete" left a rather long comment. The comment explores the possibility of a Federal prosecution against Casey Anthony, basically taking the dual sovereignty doctrine and running with it. So this got me thinking about the statute of limitations with regard to both the Florida prosecution and […]

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The jury

It’s not often that I respond to a comment with a separate blog post. I’ve done it only a few times here. What prompts it is when I think that merely a comment in reply would be insufficient. So here I find myself revisiting Casey Anthony once again to respond to this comment on my […]

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Revisiting Casey Anthony, because some just don’t give up

The search terms keep coming in. People just will not let go of the Casey Anthony trial. There’s even a website called OverturnTheVerdict.com, which allows you to sign a petition regarding Caylee Anthony: We the undersigned demand justice in the murder of little Caylee Anthony. It is our belief that Casey Anthony should be found […]

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Overturning a “Not guilty” verdict

This is one delusion that needs to be nipped in the bud. Plenty of people are under the delusion that a judge can overturn a “not guilty” verdict returned by a jury. And I know from reading around that this is due to a major confusion regarding our entire court system, not just the criminal […]

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Not Guilty – My last word on Casey Anthony

Over the last several days there have been a lot of search terms coming into the blog regarding the fact that Casey Anthony was acquitted: can a not guilty verdict be overturned is there any way the casey anthony verdict could be overturned? can a not guilty verdict ever be overturned? if jury failed to […]

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Double jeopardy – momentarily revisiting Casey Anthony

Looking over some of the search engine terms coming into my blog with regard to my article on the Casey Anthony verdict, I’m sobered and concerned at the same time: can casey anthony now be compelled to answer questions can a not guilty verdict be overturned casey anthony evidence of innocence can casey anthony not […]

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