How Long do we have to wait for a reply to a post conviction relief motion. It will be a year, May 25, 2018. The following are some of the mistakes and failures of trial counsel that can constitute ineffective assistance and post conviction relief: Failure to file appropriate pretrial motions; Failure to investigate evidence … More How Long????
Our criminal justice system is preventing the wronged from getting a fair hearing in our courts. We, the American People only want a fair and just trial. A Fair Trial is the best means of separating the guilty from the innocent and protecting against injustice. Without this right, the rule of law and public faith in the justice system collapse. The Right … More The Right To A Fair Trial
On May 25, 2017, a Motion for Post-Conviction was filed by an attorney who did the Motion pro se.. We are still awaiting the judges response to the Motion. We know that the wheels of justice turns slowly. We just do not want the wheels to come to a complete halt. The following are two … More Charles Ajoloko Awaits Post-Conviction Relief &Waits & Waits…..
My mother, Charles Ajoloko’s grandmother is 89 years old. She said that she is holding on to her life until Charles is released from prison. For those that do not know, Charles has been wrongly convicted. Please read earlier posts to bring yourselves up to speed……….. On February 4, 2018, my mom and I went … More Crusade For Justice For Charles Ajoloko
The last time I blogged about my son, Charles Ajoloklo was in June 2017. My own life has been filled with very serious downs and ups. I have been faced with some work-related injustices of my own. (Nothing criminal) These injustice had caused me to have an emotional breakdown. I am slowly recuperating. To top … More Crusade For Justice – Any Injustice
I am praying that justice will be done. This is America and we are supposed to be held to higher standards. Let my son be with me for my next Mother’s Day.
May 26, 2017 was the deadline to post Charles Ajoloko’s 3850. We are very grateful to the attorney that posted the 3850 Pro Bono. We are praying for Favorable Results. The Florida Rules of Criminal Procedure provide a way for a person convicted of a crime to attempt to vacate the conviction through a Rule … More Charles Ajoloko Post Confliction Filed
I Know, I Know, I Know. Its Been Awhile since I last posted about my son, Charles Ajoloko. I have been physically and mentally deteriorating. Each day that my son spends in prison for crime in which he was falsely convicted, lessens my own life by a day.. I am not has strong as I … More I Know, I Know, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
A Florida Attorney has agreed to take on Charles Ajoloko’s Post-Conviction. The Ajoloko family are very happy at this turn of events. While the fees of the attorney are being covered, Charles will still need to furnish, if needed, any additional expenses, such as hiring an investigator. Two years ago, I, Pamela Ajoloko, filed a Chapter 13 … More Help Has Arrived for Charles Ajoloko
Charles Ajoloko is a victim of the Florida Criminal Judicial System. The prosecutors decided that they did not have to follow the law in its entirety. In their quest to convict my son; they overlooked the fact that their job is not only to prosecute but also to guard the defendant’s rights against insufficient police reports and investigation. … More “PROSECUTOR’S RUN OUR SYSTEM”
We probably should have filed a motion for post conviction. We probably should have filed it before we filed our 9.141. Well, we are filing it now. Generally, there are two primary scenarios in which someone who is convicted can file a 3.850 motion: Ineffective assistance of counsel, and Newly discovered evidence. Ineffective assistance of … More Time For The 3850 Post Conviction
On 1/05/2017, Charles Ajoloko’s Motion For Rehearing was Denied. On 1/24/2017, Records were Returned. On 1/24/2017, Disposition Without Mandate. It does not come as a surprise to us that Charles’ Motion for Rehearing was Denied. We understood that there were but a few cases in which a motion for rehearing will be granted. But we had to try! … More We Had To Try! We Had To Try!
C. The Court’s Per Curiam Denial of the Petition Overlooks that it is Fundamental Error for Appellate Counsel to Fail to Raise the Improper Out of Court and In- Court Identification. The procedures used to procure an out-of-court identification of petitioner were unduly suggestive. *In the original police report and on the 911 call, the … More 3rd and Final Claim for Motion for Rehearing/En Banc (His forehead which was not smooth like a very young child)(REALLY????)
The Court’s Per Curiam Denial of the Petition Overlooked Appellate Counsel’s Fundamental Error in Failing to Argue That The Verdict Form Erroneously Stated The Law. Petitioner was ultimately charged with attempted robbery with a firearm and aggravated assault with a firearm. The Petitioner’s verdict form denied the petitioner an opportunity to be found guilty of … More Second of Three Claims Raised in Motion for Rehearing (2 Claim)- Erroneous Verdict Form- Charles Ajoloko
PETITIONER AJOLOKO’S MOTION FOR REHEARING, REHEARING EN BANC,CLARIFICATION AND REQUEST FOR A WRITTEN OPINION PURSUANT TO RULE 9.330(a) Petitioner, Charles O. Ajoloko, pursuant to Rule 9.330(a) and Rule 9.331(d), Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure, hereby moves this Court for clarification, rehearing, and rehearing en banc of the Court’s order per curiam of October 20, … More First of Three Claims Raised in Motion for Rehearing (1 Claim) Double Jeopardy
Charles Ajoloko was granted an extension to file a motion for rehearing, rehearing en banc and clarification. Charles’ 9.141 Writ of Petition for Habeas Corpus for Ineffective Assistance of Appellate Counsel was Denied without a reason. Therefore, we do not know why the petition was denied.. Filing a motion for clarification is a request for … More Order Granting Extension of Time
It is with sadness and despair that Charles Ajoloko, pro se 9.141, Ineffective Assistance of Appellate Counsel was denied without written opinion. Although, I went through a state of depression and withdrawal from continuing this battle; I am now back in full force. The fight continues. Constitutional Right to Appeal a Criminal Conviction in Florida … More Order Denying Original Petition – Charles Ajoloko State Habeas Corpus for Ineffective Assistance of Appellate Counsel
The Constitution now provides that the Legislature shall divide the State into appellate court districts and that there shall be a district court of appeal (DCA) serving each district. The purpose of Florida’s District Courts of Appeal is to provide the opportunity for thoughtful review of decisions of lower tribunals by multi-judge panels. District Courts … More CHARLES AJOLOKO vs. STATE OF FLORIDA – Case Docket: 5D16-***
Charles Ajoloko’s allegations in his Habeas Corpus are sufficient for a belated appeal, new trial or dismissal. Charles Ajoloko file a timely motion for a new trial. Charles Ajoloko’s motion for a new trial was denied without an evidentiary hearing. Charles Ajoloko filed a timely direct appeal. His direct appeal was denied. Appellate Counsel neglected … More The Constitutional Right to Effective Assistance of Trial and Appellate Counsel
“Mum’s the word” means to keep silent or quiet. The quietest people are the smartest people. They watch what they say. When people are constantly talking, they aren’t thinking about what they’re saying. They are too busy listening to themselves to really understand what they’re even talking about. As the saying goes, “anything you say can … More Mum’s The Word and Remain Silent When Talking to Authorities
On June 12, 2016, a gunman killed 49 people and injured 53 others inside Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, United States. He was killed by Orlando police after a three-hour standoff. It was the deadliest mass shooting by a single gunman in the U.S., and the deadliest incident of violence against LGBT people … More MASS MURDERS VS. MASS INCARCERATION
It’s Been Such A Long Time Since I Last Posted about My Son’s Case. I know that an update is long overdue. Life has a way of throwing us “Curve Balls” when they are least expected. Personal and work related issues has spiral me into stress anxiety and depression. These issues coupled with fighting for justice … More It Been Such a LongTime – Since I Last Posted- Update on Charles Ajoloko
REMEMBER WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN TREATED UNFAIRLY IS THAT WHAT HAPPENS IN YOU IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN WHAT HAPPENS TO YOU. If the Right Person Wants You to Go Down, then you are going down. And there is nothing that you can do about it. If the Right Person know the Right People to Take … More If the Right Person Wants You to Go Down
Sent: Friday, February 19, 2016 2:46 PM (FROM ME) Dear Mr. xxx, I know that you are no longer Charles’ attorney however, I do have a few items to discuss with you. Deacon Fran Viselli thought that I should let you know what was going on in our minds. I hope that you do not mind. Bill, this … More Must Read – Email Correspondence with Appellate Attorney- What Would You Do??
The State Attorney’s Office had 20 days to serve a reply to Charles’ Pro Se State Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus. On the 20th day, the state motioned for an extension of time to file response. Appellate Court granted the state attorney 20 days to reply to the petition. State Attorney ordered to reply by 5/9/2016. The … More State Request Extension of Time to Reply to Petiton for Writ of Habeas Corpus-Granted
I felt the need to post this comment. It is my humble opinion that anonymous is either the detective or the attorney. Her one sentence comment brought up the dog which was not in the pinned post that she commented on. Also, she said that Charles “brought” in the “bandana”. Also, not in pinned post; … More An Anonymous Comment or Is It Someone Connected to the Case?
Congratulations to Toastmaster Pam Ajoloko. Pam won the Area Speech Contest on Monday, March 21st. Pam was not even a Toastmaster a year ago and now she is Area Champ of the International Speech Contest. From the President of Toastmaster Club 858, “I wanted to take a moment and send a big congrats out to Pam Ajoloko and … More Toastmaster Pamela Ajoloko Represents Area 25
The Pro Se Petition For Writ of Habeas Corpus filed by Charles Ajoloko has been Granted. Charles and I are very grateful at this first bout of good news. It is truly unbelievable. There is still a long road to go. The state has 20 days to respond to the petition. Then we have 10 … More Petition For Writ of Habeas Corpus Granted
Appellate Counsel was ineffective on direct appeal for raising the questions asked by jurors during deliberation without putting in a claim or argument; for failing to raise that the trial court or trial attorney erred in not requesting a mistrial due to the abundance of questions. *Appellate counsel also failed to argue that the trial … More During Deliberation???
Appellate attorney was ineffective for not requesting a Richardson or evidentiary hearing when the victim went from inability to identify the suspect 0% to 100% ability to identify the petitioner two and a half years later at trial. In the interim, appellate attorney was ineffective for failing to argue that trial counsel was ineffective for … More On the Face of the Record
Appellate Counsel was ineffective for failing to argue that the State constructively amended the information before trial to allow petitioner to be convicted of attempted robbery with a firearm as opposed to attempted robbery with a firearm and mask (the primary charge) in order to allow the tainted identification of the petitioner to be allowed … More Constructive Amendment of Charging Document
Appellate counsel was ineffective for failing to raise that element (2a) of the attempted robbery with a firearm instruction was omitted from the jury instructions constituting fundamental error. The jury instruction in this case resulted in fundamental error because it omitted (2a), the requirement that the jurors find someone stopped or did not stop the … More Missing Element from Jury Instructions
Appellate Attorney was ineffective for not raising the fundamentally flawed verdict forms on direct appeal. On the Verdict Form-(TR -210) for Count 1, the verdict form gave the jury the choice of finding the petitioner guilty of attempted robbery with a firearm, yet the lesser included offenses were robbery with a deadly weapon, robbery with … More Fundamentally Flawed Verdict Form
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF APPEAL FOR THE FIFTH DISTRICT STATE OF FLORIDA CHARLES AJOLOKO Petitioner, Pro Se VS. DCA Case No: 5D14-368 L.T. Case No: 2011-CF-8401-A-O STATE OF FLORIDA Respondent MOTION FOR RELIEF PURSUANT TO RULE 9.141(d) OF THE FLORIDA RULES OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE, OR IN THE ALTERNATIVE PETITION FOR A … More First Page of Charles’ Petiton
Help. Are these too many grounds and which ones are not worth pursuing? Charles thinks that we will lose our credibility with so many grounds, even if all if them are true. Some say to leave them all in I just do not know. GROUND 1 Appellate Attorney was ineffective for not raising the flawed … More 15 Grounds on 9.141 – Too Many???
Today is my son’s birthday. I cannot believe that he is 25 years old today. When I think of him spending his birthday in prison, I become sick and nauseated. The injustice of it all. Sleep, not forthcoming for me tonight I guess I will be up for quite a long time. I have to … More Charles Ajoloko is 25 years old today
Appellate Counsel was ineffective for failing to raise that the original charges which was attempted robbery with a firearm and mask was amended to attempted robbery with a firearm(removing the mask portion) to allow the victim to say that she could identify her assailant. Petitioner was charged with attempted robbery with a firearm and mask. … More Original Charges Were Amended
Charles Habeas Corpus has not been submitted. It is completed; however, Charles is hesitant in turning it in. He wants to make sure that it is procedurally correct. He goes to his prison law library as much as he can. He talks with the detainees that are suppose to have a little knowledge of the … More One Shot at the Habeas Corpus(9.141)
CLAIM II Appellate counsel fail to raise on appeal ,that a Brady violation had been committed and that the police detective lied on her sworn deposition; additionally, trial counsel was ineffective for not cross examining the detective about her phone results. If the jurors knew of these results, there is a high probability that the … More Failing to Read Readily Available Documents
CLAIM IX Appellate attorney was ineffective for failing to argue that the petitioner’s statement became involuntary once the police made him a promise. Police made promises to the petitioner that they were going to get his stuff back and that attempted robberies were not a big deal. The video interview should have been suppressed TR -(T-180)(456-711) … More Involuntary Statement
We Heard from the Innocence Project. They said that they have not come to a decision yet. They are still deliberating on taking Charles’ case. I guess that’s better than no. They must believe that his case has some merit. They want Charles to send a copy of his pro se Petition for Writ of … More We Heard from the Innocence Project
When is it okay for a prosecutor to encourage a victim to lie on the witness stand? When is it okay for a prosecutor to withhold information that is beneficial to the defense? When is it okay for an attorney to collaborate with the prosecutor at the expense of his client? When did the American … More Stop Stop Wrongful Convictions In Its Early Stages
Good Day Social Media Friends, I’m Back. It has been a grueling start for the New Year. My mother has been in and out of the hospital and she is back in the hospital again. My mom is 87 years old and had been a RN for 45 years. She is a retired Registered Nurse. … More I’m back and I’m still fighting – “Always Keep Fighting For Justice”
You Cannot Change What You Have Done But You Can Change What You Do Next. Ms. Slater, it is important that you come forward and tell the truth. Everyone realizes that you were persuaded to go along with identifying my son. It is very easy to get manipulated by people in authority. They convinced that … More You Cannot Change What You Have Done But You Can Change What You Do Next
This post includes excerpts from the trial transcript and original police report. Charles Ajoloko petitions for a writ of habeas corpus alleging ineffective assistance of appellate counsel for failing to present several “arguable” and potentially successful” claims suggested by the record. These included the suggestiveness of both the photo line-ups and in-court identification procedures and … More Suggestiveness of Two Photo Line-ups and in-Court Identification Procedures
Appellate counsel ineffective for failing to challenge the attempted robbery jury instruction had omitted part 2(a) of the standard attempted robbery jury instruction. which reads as follows: 2 a. [someone prevented [him] [her] from committing the crime of (crime charged).](This was the omitted part in the jury instruction). Additionally, Further instructions should have read’ toward committing the crime … More Let’s Really Confuse the Jurors-Appellate Counsel Ineffective for Failing to Challenge the Omitted Instruction in The Attempted Robbery Jury Instructions
Charles Ajoloko petitions for a writ of habeas corpus alleging ineffective assistance of appellate counsel for failing to challenge that attempted robbery with a firearm and aggravated assault with a firearm which arose from a single criminal episode, violate double jeopardy. Failure to raise a valid double jeopardy claim on direct appeal can constitute ineffective … More Appellate Ineffective for Not Raising Double Jeopardy on Direct Appeal
This post contains the verdict forms, prosecutor closing arguments incorrectly stating the lesser included offenses and trial court written jury instructions about lesser included offenses. Charles Ajoloko petitions this court for a writ of habeas corpus asserting that his appellate counsel was ineffective for failing to argue that the trial court erred in giving the … More Verdict Forms were Calculated to Confuse or Mislead the Jury.
This post contains dialogue from the sentencing transcript and the motion for new trial. Charles Ajoloko petitions for a writ of habeas corpus alleging ineffective assistance of appellate counsel for failing to raise on direct appeal the trial court’s order denying the motion for a new trial. The trial court did not give any reason … More Motion For A New Trial not Raised on Direct Appeal