Skip to Navigation | Skip to Content | Leap to Bottom

Ruddy Quezada, Convicted of Murder, Wins Release as Questions of Responsibility Linger - ProPublica

17.9.15

Ruddy Quezada, Convicted of Murder, Wins Release as Questions of Responsibility Linger - ProPublica: With Quezada’s release, a veteran prosecutor in the district attorney’s office resigned. The prosecutor, Marie-Claude Wrenn, had overseen the search for any evidence showing that prosecutors might have coerced the only eyewitness to testify against Quezada at his murder trial in 1993. It turned out that Wrenn had found just such potential evidence more than a decade ago – a copy of what is known as a material witness order, a powerful tool that allows prosecutors to hold reluctant witnesses in custody until they agree to testify – but had never given it to Quezada’s lawyers.

David Shanies, a lawyer for Quezada, said he had been left “shocked and disturbed by the pervasive prosecutorial misconduct this case revealed.”


Read the full article … 

Dispatch: Aboriginal Press Media Group  |   Permalink  |   [17.9.15]  |   0 comments

1454389732543420404

»  {Newer-Posts} {Older-Posts}  «

0 Comments:

Post a Comment


Links to this posting:

Create a Link


 / 17.9.15 / 2015/09/#1454389732543420404




Aboriginal News Group

Contributing Editors, International Correspondents & Affiliates




This is an Ad-Free Newswire


#ReportHate
============
Southern Poverty Law Center


This site uses the Blogspot Platform



Impressum

Inteligenta Indigena Novajoservo™ (IIN) is maintained by the Aboriginal Press News Service™ (APNS) a subset of the Aboriginal News Group™ (ANG). All material provided here is for informational purposes only, including all original editorials, news items and related post images, is published under a CC: Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 license (unless otherwise stated) and/or 'Fair Use', via section 107 of the US Copyright Law). This publication is autonomous; stateless and non-partisan. We refuse to accept paid advertising, swag, or monetary donations and assume no liability for the content and/or hyperlinked data of any other referenced website. The APNS-ANG and its affiliate orgs do not advocate, encourage or condone any type/form of illegal and/or violent behaviour.