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.
Since the denial of my son’s appeal, I became very depressed. I couldn’t eat nor sleep. All I could do was work and stay on the computer praying to find a way to help my son.I was a perfect example of the walking dead. All I could feel was sadness and despair. My son was … More A Small Hope is Better than No Hope. Please help me pray for favorable results for my son.
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.
The past few days have been very hard for me. I have been dreaming every night about my son. I and trying to understand why this is happening. However, what I are really try to understand is why did our attorney deliberately sabotaged my son’s case. I paid him his required fees. We followed his … More Why Why Why, Oh Lord Why
The prosecutor and police detective worked together. They withheld key evidence that could have helped my son. How can they live with themselves? They outright lied to the judge and jury and got away with it. One of the evidence withheld was the fact that my son’s phone was not used in the area during … More The prosecutor and police detective worked together – See Deposition
I find this article to be so interesting that I had to link it my post. Please read my response to Bad Lawyering. Thanks https://wronglyconvictedgroup.wordpress.com/2014/09/01/bad-lawyering/ When I read this article, I understood perfectly the concept of bad lawyering. The worst thing about bad lawyering is that you do not realize that you have a bad … More Bad Lawyering
This is a picture from my cell phone of a text message sent by my son’s attorney during the trial. As you can see below, the text says, judge said my son needs to take ten years deputies are saying we’re gonna lose this. What would you think if you received this text? The first thing … More Is this jurors’ misconduct?
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We are blessed to be part of such a supportive community. See letter below. The Honorable Judge ……… Orange County Court House 425 North Orange House Orlando, FL 32801 Your Honor, My name is Francis, a Deacon in the church that the Charles’family attends on a regular basis. Soon after the death of Charles’ father … More Compelling Letter from our deacon to the judge.
My son was a decent human being. Was he perfect? No, he wasn’t; however, until this case, he did not have a criminal record. Aside from the fact that he did not commit this attempted robbery, how do you give 12 years to a 23 years old, young man who had never been in trouble? … More This is a letter is from a former teaher..
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???
Here are the emails. I am still xxxing out names but not for much longer. No one believed me that I talked directly with the prosecutor _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ URGENT — Thu, Apr 26, 2012 8:41 am Edit Draft Millicent Daniels to you + 1 moreshow details From Millicent xxxxx MxxxxxxsEsq@aol.com To ‘Pam Axxxxx’ firstname.lastname@example.org ‘Charles … More Emails from the attorney saying the prosecutor wanted to talk with me…..my proof
We received a text from our attorney that said,”Judge said he seriously needs to take ten years, deputies are saying we’re gonna lose this”. When I saw this text, I became confused. I couldn’t understand why the judge would make that statement. I couldn’t understand why the deputies were talking. Or maybe our attorney and prosecutor … More A text from the attorney during the trial and what it said…..Is this proper conduct???
How can the nose look familiar when the victim said the suspect was wearing a bandana that covered half his face and a hoodie on his head?How can the nose look familiar when the victim said she could only see the eyes and the person was wearing tinted glasses? Even a child playing cops and … More The Nose looked familiar—Lies Lies Lies
How Do I handle the holidays with my son in prison for a crime that he did not commit? The Holiday Season is a heartbreaking reminder of what my son is missing. With 2 teenagers, a 21 year old and an 86 year old mother, I know I have to bring the Holiday Spirit to … More How Do I Handle the Holidays
“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
(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….
CROSS-EXAMINATIONOF THE VICTIM By Our illustrious Defense Attorney Q Okay. And you indicated to the prosecutor that he was actually — I mean, directly when you turned to him, there was a gun in your face? A Yes. Q And his hand up, I’m assuming — correct me if I’m wrong — was straight out with … More A Shameful Cross Examiantion of the Victim
Here is the prosecutor questioning the victim Q Okay. Do you remember the night you were robbed on April 16, 2011, at approximately 11:45 p.m.? A Yes, sir. Please note that our attorney did not object. The victim was not robbed. It was an attempted robbery. Q Okay. And can you describe to the jury … More The trial- Victim’s examination by Prosector
The prosecutor tried the entire case during his opening statement. Our attorney had not even prepared an opening statement. He chose to waive the opening statement. What attorney in their right mind waves the opening statement in a criminal case? A case, where a young man’s life is at stake. The prosecutor’s makes their opening … More You never get a second chance to make a good first impression….
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
Imagine 2 attorneys, one year apart falling for the same prosecutors bluff. Imagine both attorneys not calling the victims. The first attorney said that she did not call the 2nd victim. She had never talked to him. The second attorney did not contact neither the first victim nor the second. He said that … More Imagine a mom having to give the attorney the phone numbers and addressess of the victims
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
As I sit here at my computer, I cannot help but wonder what went wrong. How we get to this place? The guilt that I feel is immeasurable. I cannot help think , if only I had not sent him to Orlando. If only I had allowed him to come home. If only, I was observant … More My heart has never known so much pain
My blog caught the attention of a prominent attorney. She contacted me and suggested that we meet. After 3 hours of talking and looking at my boxes of vast files, she was won over. She wants to help. She asked me to not go forward with my blog. Therefore at this time, I am unable to … More My Blog Caught the Attention of a Prominent Attorney
We arrived in Florida on Wednesday, November 13,2013. We were told that the trial was to be that Monday, November 18,2013. On November 14, 2013 we went to the chosen attorney’s office to discuss the upcoming trial. Remember there were 2 victims, a woman and a man. The man had said repeatedly that he was … More A few days before the trial of 11/20/2013
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
https://justiceformyson2.files.wordpress.com/2014/07/second-chances-pictures.docx The following morning we left Florida as per our chosen attorney. I wanted to get home quickly as I had taken time off from work. I couldn’t afford to use wasted vacation days. I knew that my travels to Florida would continue and I needed to work to make this happen. What happened that … More What Happened Next
On June 21, 2013, we received the following email: Dear Mr. Enclosed, please find a copy of the Notice of Hearing. As you can see, your Competency Status Hearing is set for July 9, 2013 at 10:00AM in front of the Honorable at the————, ————, Courtroom —, Orlando, FL 32801. You must be present. Please … More The prosecutor wasn’t ready for the competency status hearing and our chosen attorney advised us to not go to the hearing. I listened to him. What was I thinking???? What’s really going on?????????
Once again, I would like to thank my followers for continuing to read my blog. As I mentioned in previous posts, it is important to scroll down to my first post and read upward. I am trying to get to the present day. We are almost there. Thank you again. The chosen attorney had all the … More The chosen attorney did not do his job.
The chosen attorney was personable, engaging and appeared to be an all around nice, concerned, caring individual. It later turned out to be a façade. The chosen attorney was retained in August 2013. As I had collected everything from the beautiful lady attorney, I gave him everything I had. Of course, I keep everything in triplicate … More The Chosen Attorney – You Get What You Pay For
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”
Over the years I’ve learned that there is more to selecting an attorney than picking one out online or in the phone book. They say hindsight is 50/50. Well, that is so true. When selecting an attorney, one should do a thorough research of the attorney. They should find out how many cases the attorney … More Getting an attorney online
Dear Followers, although I have 42 posts thus far, I am still in the learning stage of social media. I have made a few errors at which time I would like to correct. For a few days, my latest blog was not my front page. I did some experimenting with sticky and screwed everything up. … More Dear Followers
I did not know it was against the law in most states for a bail bond company to refer an attorney. Florida is one of those states. I thought that my son and I were being blessed with such a referral. I mean, who else would know the best attorneys, if not that bail bondsman. … More The “Bail Bond Whore”……….
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”. My son did not go to trial … More Trial Postponed – Attorney withdrawn from Representation
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
We still believed in the first attorney. The Africa-American beauty. The attorney that wore the sexy clothing to court hearings. What I should say is that my son believed in her. He wasn’t thinking with his head, at least not the one that counts. She had us to come to Florida a few days before … More The 1st Trial that never took place.. April 2012 – Part I
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.
Our attorney never asked my son about the case. Rather, she often talked about the prosecutor’s plea deal. The prosecution wanted him to take 13 years for both victims. This was suppose to be a good deal. Forget about the fact that he was a young 20 year old college student, a VA volunteer, a mentor, soccer … More What the hot attorney did next…..
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