The duty of the prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict. Prosecutorial misconduct occurs when a prosecutor breaks a law or a code of professional ethics in the course of a prosecution.Sometimes, prosecutors find evidence that would tend to exonerate the person they are trying to convict. Because Prosecutors are charged with presenting … More The duty of the prosecutor is to seek justice, not merely to convict.
Dear J.S. I am very sorry for the ordeal that happened to you in April 2011. A robbery attempt is a very scary thing. I am glad that you were not harmed. I am writing you to beg you to allow your conscience to be your kind. A young man’s life is at risk. My … More A message to the victim – Please do the right thing
My son and I truly believe that the judge did not know the travesties that took place since the onset of this case. We have to believe that or all hope is gone with our judicial system. I cannot believe that the judge knew that the witness had dramatically changed her story from a victim … More Did the Judge know what was going on???
“Losing your life is not the worst thing that can happen. The worst thing is to lose your reason for living.” ― Jo Nesbø When the jurors came back with a guilty verdict, you never would have expected to hear such a wail from a young man. My son became hysterical. The jurors looked like … More The Verdict – The Wail – The Cry of Despair
THE COURT: Ready for the final one? Is it a coincident that both cases ended up in the lap of Detective xxxxx? Our Attorney: I think the same answer. I guess it’s the same answer, right? No? MR. Prosecutor: Did they actually ask that question? I would — I don’t know if– see, I don’t … More The Last Question Asked by the Jurors surprised the prosecutor (you have to read this one)
The first question: 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. Prosecutor: The standard instruction, you have been provided all the evidence in the case that — actually, if you want if say no, I don’t have … More The answer to the first question the jurors asked…………………….
(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….
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….
COURT OPENED at 10:07 am November20, 2013 with all officers of the court present.Page 188Jury returned to open court.Preliminary instructions were given to the Jury.State presented opening statement and Counsel for Defense reserved opening statement.State witnesses sworn and testified: 1._______State exhibit l (photo lineup) entered into evidence without objection.2. Deputy ___________3 .________________State exhibit #2 (cd) … More No objections…No motions… No opening statement..from our attorney
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.