So what could possibly motivate innocent individuals to confess to crimes they did not commit? So what could make a victim deliberately misidentify a suspect? Answer: The Police/ The Prosecutor On the night of the incident, The victim, Ms. Slater said on the 911 call that she was .unable to identify the suspect because he … More Police/Prosecutor Manipulation-False Confession VS. False Eyewitness Identification
United States courts are supposed to be the guardians of justice. I think not. Especially not in The Sunshine State of Florida. This legislative session, Florida’s lawmakers will be asked to reconsider how the state deals with criminals. The “tough on crime” mantra isn’t working, according to a report recently released. The Sunshine State is … More Florida Injustice System
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
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
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”
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
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?
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
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
The Assistance of Counsel Clause of the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution provides: “In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right…to have the Assistance of Counsel for his defense. The assistance of counsel clause includes five distinct rights: the right to counsel of choice, the right to appointed counsel, the right to … More “The right to counsel is the right to the effective assistance of counsel”
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
http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2015/09/mass-incarceration-has-become-the-new-welfare/404422/ Mass Incarceration Has Become the New Welfare America’s criminal-justice system has, in its failures, given way to policy that works against a disproportionate number of African Americans. Alex Brandon / AP .When Ta-Nehisi Coates says that America’s bloated and enormously expensive dependence on imprisonment has created a “social service program … for a whole … More Mass Incarceration (An Interesting Article from The Atlantic)
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
THE TRIAL COURT VIOLATED PETITONER”S RIGHT AGAINST DOUBLE JEOPARDY BY ADJUDICATING HIM GUILTY AND SENTENCING HIM BOTH FOR AGGRAVATED ASSAULT WITH A FIREAEM AND THE UNDERLYING FELONY OF ATTEMPTED RUBBERY WITH A FIREARM. The jury found Petitioner guilty of attempted robbery with a firearm and aggravated assault with a firearm. At sentencing, Defense counsel argued against an … More ??Count 1-Attempted Robbery with a Firearm & Count 2-Aggravated Assault with a Firearm – Double Jeopardy??
The judge gave the following instructions to the jury: 3.4 WHEN THERE ARE LESSER INCLUDED CRIMES OR ATTEMPTS In considering the evidence, you should consider the possibility that although the evidence may not convince you that the defendant committed the main crimes of which he is accused, there may be evidence that he committed other … More Incorrect Instructions on Verdict Form for Count 1 – Fundamental Error?? Count 2 still in question.
So far my son’s Habeas Corpus is about appellate counsel. Next he delves into ineffectiveness of trial counsel. Please note that by far, my son has not exhausted all the claims of ineffective of appellate counsel What do habeas corpus petitions involve? The petitions are challenges from prisoners primarily convicted of violent offenses and given … More Failure to challenge deputy’s testimony violated his Sixth Amendment right to the effective assistance of counsel.
Caryn E. Johnson, I am calling on you as a social activist and public figure that can help to right a wrong. Caryn Elaine Johnson a.k.a. Whoopi Goldberg, do you remember me? My name is Pamela Lynch, now Ajoloko. My sister’s name was Camille Lynch. Camille attended Holy Cross Catholic High School in New York … More Caryn E. Johnson, a.k.a.Whoopi Goldberg. Do you Remember me? A Terrible Injustice Has Been Done.
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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzwuBdty_rA#t=22%5B/embed%5DWe only want someone to look at the documents in our possession which includes police reports, trial transcript, initial brief, answer brief, depositions,911 call, etc. Once a capable and legal mind reviews the documents, it will be evident that egregious misconduct took place. Then we would like the President to grant clemency and a pardon. Charles … More An 86 Year Old Grandmother’s’s Plea to President Obama.
Man Exonerated After 20 Years, Man Exonerated After 40 years. Why did it take so long for their convictions to be overturned? Everyone would agree that a person that has spent such an exorbitant amount of time in prison for a crime that they did not commit is an horrendous miscarriage of justice. Imprisonment of … More Let’s also help the wrongly convicted that have been imprisoned less than 10 years, less than 5 years, one year. They also deserve a chance to be exonerated.