As we wait is the present scenario of Charles Ajoloko case. The State requested three extensions or should I say 3 delays. They were granted. In fact, the State got a 2 month extension without even am order. On 9/18/2018, on the State’s second extension request, they were given 60 days to respond. This means … More AS We Wait
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
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
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 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
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???
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”
Dear Twitter, Facebook, Word press, Instagram, Vine, Tumblr, Pinterest and all my ever increasing Social Media Friends and Fans, For the past few months. I have been blessed to be in communication with Jeffrey Deskovic. Deskovic was sentenced to 16 years in prison for the 1989 rape and murder of his Peekskill High School classmate, a crime he … More Jeffrey Deskovic Finds Time to Help My Son
Someone emailed me and asked me to post one of dialogues I had commented on in the previous post. They thought that it looked quite absurd. It is absurd. Well, here it is. It is obvious that the detective coached. It is also apparent that she is not good at lying. She gave two statements. Why? … More Victim wrote two statements. Why???
Since I have started the blog, I have tried to leave out the names of the key players. I was trying to do what I thought was right. I am tired of doing what is right. My son did the right thing and look where he is. None of the attorneys cared about doing the … More No more Mrs. Nice Gal -The gloves are coming off
(Court was in recess.) THE COURT: We have a question, or multiple questions. Let’s take then one at a time. I would have a seat if I were you. One, are there phone records showing calls between detective and defendant? How many and how long? State, how would you suggest I respond to that? MR. … More The Jurors had Questions – The Questions Went unanswered -Here they are….
I am going to fast -forward through to the end of the trial. After our attorney did not cross examine the police officer, I was called to the stand to testify about my son’s character and mental health. The renowned doctor was called and then my son was called to the stand. Something that I … More Fast-Forward through the trial to get to the juror’s questions
I am tired. It is getting harder and harder for me to go on with this blog. The trial continued with the same ineffectiveness of the attorney as you have read in prior posts. For everyone that has been reading this blog from the very beginning knows what excruciating pain I am feeling. I am going … More I am so tired. …….so very tired
Our attorney did not put in any motions. He did not try to have the so called evidence suppressed. The prosecution did not have the gun. The gun was never recovered. Rather, they had a picture of 2 guns taken from the cell phone of the guys that robbed my son. There were other pictures on … More The Trial continued….
We are finally at the trial. My son and I felt that this horrendous ordeal woud finally be over. We didn’t think it was going to end the way it did. It was decided that they would sequester the trial. They decided that they did not want witness in the court room. I was considered a … More The Trial – I wasn’t allowed in the courtroom. Me, his mom was not allowed at the trial.
Please do not allow my son to be incarcerated 12 years in prison to later find out that he was wrongly convicted. The time for justice is now while he is still young. The time for justice is now when he is only 23 years old. He still has a chance to lead a productive life. Prosecutors should … More A Justice System Void of Integrity
After the car catastrophe, my son had a nervous breakdown. Once again, he was suffering from PTSD. He felt that everything was his fault. He felt that the wreck would not have happened if we hadn’t driven to Florida. The near fatal accident really affected him. He knew that every extra cent we had went … More My son had a breakdown
As I mentioned in my previous post, I found our last attorney online. I then went to the firm’s website and I liked its logo, ‘Every One Deserves a Second Chance’. Wow, I thought that I made a great pick. What it should have said was ‘Every Attorney Deserves a Second Chance’. The website said ‘When you’re headed … More “Don’t Believe the Hype”
New Followers, please note that you must read this blog from the beginning to fully appreciate what the story is all about. The first blog dated June 18, 2014 started with a quote, ” Justice cannot be for one side alone, but must be for both. Eleanor Roosevelt”. The attorney knew had all of the … More The 1st Trail that never took place -April 2012 Part2
My mother is very passionate about her grandson getting justice. She and her grandson had everything written out before they presented it to me. This is the first of many videos that she plans on doing. God Bless her that she can be so articulate at the age of 85.
After the fiasco of talking with the prosecutor, I became more disenchanted with our attorney. I still hadn’t realized that she really wasn’t looking at the best interest of my son. I still believed that there must be some strategic move or reasoning for everything that she was doing. I was wrong again. Wrong again. … More Motion to continue and continue and continue
I never understood why our attorney arranged for the prosecutor to call me.She already knew that my son was not going to take the 13 years plea. I never understood why the attorney was in such a hurry for the prosecutor and I too speak. At the time, my son was still in college in … More The Prosecutor called me and then became angry and vindictive.
An attorney’s main goal should be to have the case dismissed by some technical error or mistake in the accusatory party’s procedures. The lawyer must try everything in his or her power to obtain a complete dismissal or a “not guilty” ruling by the judge or the jury. My attorney did not try to resolve the … More Take the Money and Run
My son’s attorney talked a good game. We thought that she really had his best interest at heart. She had the case six months before he turned 21. We thought that we really had a great attorney since she was recommended to us by a bail bondsmen. I was wrong. I do not generally like to … More The hot attorney was all talk and no fire.
The police detective manipulated a victim into making an false identification. She manipulated my son into making a false confession. He is emotionally hindered. He is easily manipulated especially by a pretty woman. She had him come to the police station on the pretense that she was going to give him back his property. It was a trap. … More One Detective with 6 fingers in the pie – Part 3
I thought that the police detective was trying to get justice for my son. She didn’t care that he was robbed. She didn’t care that he was hit in the head. She didn’t care that his possessions were stolen. My son was naïve to the law. He had never been in trouble. He actually thought that he … More One Detective with 6 fingers in the pie – Part 2
A police officer duty is to serve and protect. They are trusted to work within the law. They are to ensure the rights of all to liberty, equality and justice without any ill-will. My question then is how can one detective have her hand in 6 related cases? How can she impartially investigate cases where an … More One Detective with 6 fingers in the pie – Part 1