Jurors are charged with the responsibility of deciding whether, on the facts of the case, a person is guilty or not guilty of the offence for which he or she has been charged. This is why the jurors need to have all of the facts. Another Argument .Trial Counsel Failed to Impeach Jenna X Through … More Play the 911 Tape Please, Please, Please
“Mother’s intuition is the deep intuitive blood bond a mother can have with her child,” says psyc iatrist Dr. Judith Orloff, author of Guide to Intuitive Healing. “It is a sixth sense mothers have that the child may be in danger or in need.” … “Each time they did this with their children, it has paid off. My … More A Mother’s Intuition & the Verdict Form
THIS MATTER came before the Court on Defendant’s Motion for Postconviction Relief filed on May 25, 2017, pursuant to Florida Rule of Criminal Procedure 3.850. It is hereby ORDERED that the Office of the State Attorney shall file a Response to Defendant’s Motion within 60 days from the date of this Order, which shall either contain … More Judge’s Order Directing the State to File Response(Charles Ajoloko)
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…..
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
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!
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-***
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
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??
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?
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 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
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
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
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
Well, Charles and I are at it again. We need help. We desperately need pro bono help. We are still awaiting confirmation from the Innocence Project. So far, Charles and I have done a Preliminary Statement, Introduction, and Jurisdiction to Entertain Petition and Grant Habeas Corpus. We are now trying to do the Grounds for … More Grounds for Habeas Corpus Relief
JURISDICTION TO ENTERTAIN PETITION AND GRANT HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF This is an original action under Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.l00(a). See Art. l, Sec. 13, Fla. Const. This Court has original jurisdiction pursuant to Florida Rule of Appellate Procedure 9.030(a)(3) and Article V, Section 3(b)(9) of the Florida Constitution. This petition presents constitutional issues … More JURISDICTION TO ENTERTAIN PETITION AND GRANT HABEAS CORPUS RELIEF- Pro-Bono Help Needed
INTRODUCTION Numerous errors were committed in the appeal of the conviction and sentence of petitioner, Charles O. Ajoloko. The petitioner was diagnosed with a bipolar schizoaffective disorder by Dr. Jeffrey Dxxxxx. Dr. Dxxxxx is a Board Certified Psychiatrist with sub-certifications in Forensic, Geriatric and Addictions Psychiatry. Dr. Dxxxxxx is a recognized, experienced expert witness … More Charles’ Introduction – Still Seeking Help from an Attorney
PRELIMINARY STATEMENT Article l, Section 13 of the Florida Constitution provides: “The writ of habeas corpus shall be grantable of right, freely and without cost.” This petition for habeas corpus relief is filed to address substantial claims of error under the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution and the … More CHARLES’ PRELIMINARY STATEMENT – Not Bad For 2 novices – Still seeking attorney help
Prosecutors are severely restricted by their perpetual relationship with the police. They rely on police effort, cooperation, and good will for the quality of their cases. Prosecutors must guarantee cops that they are on the officers’ side. The prosecutor who is excessively requesting of cops, excessively judgmental, as well “by the book” is regularly scorned … More I Cannot Tell A Lie, I Cannot Identify the Suspect
I posted the question below. It’s amazing how these attorneys were unable to give a straightforward answer. ******************************************************************************************************************************************** Can Attempted Robbery with a firearm have robbery with a deadly weapon, robbery with a weapon, robbery as lesser included offense? Here are 3 answers: Online Lawyer #1 Your trial attorney should be able to explain all … More I posted the same question to several free online lawyer sites that answer legal questions. Check out the answers!!I
Judge Jenifer M. Davis was the presiding judge at my son, Charles Ajoloko trial. Would things have gone differently, if she knew really what was going on? It is Deacon’s Fran Viselli of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and Charles’ belief that Judge Davis was cajoled by the prosecutor and defense attorneys. They believe that she is a … More Judge Jenifer M. Davis Presided Over My Son’s Case.
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
The more money a defendant has, the better the chances of having a dream team defense. Shamefully, $10 or 15 thousand dollars to an attorney is not considered a lot of money. This is why my son and I are thinking of going pro se. What is pro se representation? Pro se representation is when the … More No Money No Justice – Should We Go Pro se?
Please note that there are exceptions to the rule. We gave our attorneys, half of their required fees and then made payment arrangements. I have learned that payment arrangements is just another way of saying “layaway plan”. Merriam-Webster describes layaway as, ‘a way of buying something in which you do not receive the thing you are buying … More Innocent Until Proven Broke
The United States Criminal Justice System is supposed to be the best in the world. We are suppose to be the land of the free and the home of the brave. We have lost that distinction. Now our justice systems is ran by prosecutors. Prosecutors are now, judge and jury. Once a prosecutor decide that a person is … More Prosecutors-The New Firing Squad- No Jurors Needed
Mandatory Minimums puts all of the power in the prosecutor’s hands. Prosecutors have leverage to force a plea from the accused, (even if the accused is innocent). They use scare tactics to convince the accused to take the plea. Unfortunately, the criminal defense attorneys also want their client to take a plea (less work for … More Sentence Disparity – What’s wrong with this picture? Mandatory Minimum Sentences
When we first hired Gary Schwartz, he was working for the Umansky Firm. He promised to zealously represent my son. He promised to investigate the allegations. He did not. The week after my son’s conviction, Gary Schwartz was no longer employed by the Umansky firm. I could not reach him and he did not return … More Gary Schwartz-Orlando Fl. Attorney – What happened???
Gary Schwartz was my son’s trial attorney. Gary Schwartz, I am calling you out. Gary Schwartz, how does it feel to know that your representation of my son has cost him 12 years of his young life? Gary Schwartz, didn’t you know that your responsibility as my son’s attorney was to do everything within the law … More And the Name of Charles Ajoloko’s Trial Attorney is………….Gary Schwartz
There are so many letters that went to the judge on behalf of Charles; however, this will be the last one that I post as they all have the same theme. In fact, this is also the letter that I read at sentencing. I realize that It is time to follow the advice of Kenneth Abraham, … More A Dear Letter from a Police Officer in Support of Charles Ajoloko. It brought a silence to the courtroom.
I know that my son is innocent of the attempted robbery charges; however, if he was not, how does a system sentence a young man with no prior criminal history to a mandatory 12 years imprisonment. Where is the rehabilitation in that? What will he learn during this imprisonment? Who is benefitting from this imprisonment? … More Who is Charles Ajoloko? ………..Letter From Deacon of H.S. Catholic Church
Throughout this case and at trial, at no time did our attorney mention Charles’ attributes. I do not think that the jurors even knew he was a graduate. Either he was inept or in cahoots with the prosecutor. This wasn’t a high class crime. Why zealously represent the defendant who paying cash? The defense needs … More Another Letter in Support of Charles Ajoloko
My son is 3 classes from a Bachelor’s Degree and a Devout Catholic. Please do not allow my son to continue to waste his life in prison for a crime that he did not commit. … More 05/06/2015 Order Deny Rehearing – Where Do I Go from Here – Please Help My Son
The worst thing about bad lawyering is that you do not realize that you have a bad lawyer until it is too late. There is always talk about public defenders being bad lawyers because of the excessive amount of cases that they have. They do not have enough time to dedicate to one case for … More Bad lawyering – It’s too late.
DEPOSITION OF DETECTIVE DATE TAKEN: APRIL 2, 2012 TIME: 3:10 P.M. Q is the defense attorney. A is the Detective Q You also acquired the phone records of Mr. Ajoloko. Can you walk us through how you did that or the process? A I believe I used a subpoena for that. And, um — no, I got an order, a … More The police detecive lied on her sworn deposition. Is that okay??
What’s the attorney doing when a prosecutor commits misconduct? Should he just sit there and do nothing? I think not! Prosecutor misconduct occurs when in the course of their duties they act in ways that are unethical and illegal. Withholding evidence, witness tampering, introduction of false evidence and improper closing arguments are just a few … More Lets Not Forget to Blame the Defense Attorney for Prosecutorial Misconduct
When prosecutors knowingly withhold exculpatory evidence favorable to the defense, they are committing a crime. They are now no better than a criminal themselves. The only difference between unethical prosecutors and convicts is that the prosecutor is seldom held accountable for their actions. How can they live with themselves? How can they sleep at night … More Some prosecutors have no conscience. Some commit Suborned Perjury. Ours did.
Out of respect for the victim, I fast-forwarded when her name and address was mentioned. I will not continue to always be so nice. No one has done the right or ethical thing for my son. The 911 call was never played at trial.