Download and read online Until Proven Innocent in PDF and EPUB What began that night shocked Duke University and Durham, North Carolina. And it continues to captivate the nation: the Duke lacrosse team members‘ alleged rape of an African-American stripper and the unraveling of the case against them. In this ever-deepening American tragedy, Stuart Taylor Jr. and KC Johnson argue, law enforcement, a campaigning prosecutor, biased journalists, and left-leaning academics repeatedly refused to pursue the truth while scapegoats were made of these young men, recklessly tarnishing their lives. The story harbors multiple dramas, including the actions of a DA running for office; the inappropriate charges that should have been apparent to academics at Duke many months ago; the local and national media, who were so slow to take account of the publicly available evidence; and the appalling reactions of law enforcement, academia, and many black leaders. Until Proven Innocent is the only book that covers all five aspects of the case (personal, legal, academic, political, and media) in a comprehensive fashion. Based on interviews with key members of the defense team, many of the unindicted lacrosse players, and Duke officials, it is also the only book to include interviews with all three of the defendants, their families, and their legal teams. Taylor and Johnson‘s coverage of the Duke case was the earliest, most honest, and most comprehensive in the country, and here they take the idiocies and dishonesty of right- and left-wingers alike head on, shedding new light on the dangers of rogue prosecutors and police and a cultural tendency toward media-fueled travesties of justice. The context of the Duke case has vast import and contains likable heroes, unfortunate victims, and memorable villains—and in its full telling, it is captivating nonfiction with broad political, racial, and cultural relevance to our times.
Download and read online Until Proven Innocent in PDF and EPUB By now deep into his case, the prosecutor was no longer as sure as he'd been: Were maybe not both of his murder defendants truly guilty? That's when he called his retired dad—would you help me? Dad had been one of the most famous detectives in New York. Years before, he'd solved the real-life murder case the Kojak TV series had been modeled after. A true story. The Miami Herald: "[Brian] Cavanagh called on his father for help. Three decades ago, as a New York City detective, Thomas Cavanagh became famous clearing a man accused of a Manhattan murder. His work led to the original Kojak TV movie and subsequent series. Thomas Cavanagh built a reputation for cracking tough cases. He continued to track down elusive killers even after he retired and moved to South Florida. More than 15 years after he retired, Cavanagh used his legendary skills to help find a man who murdered a Davie woman during a home-invasion robbery. Working together to crack a Davie murder case, the real-life Kojak and his prosecutor son..." Globe Magazine: REAL-LIFE KOJAK CATCHES A KILLER He quits retirement to free innocent man "A former New York City cop whose exploits inspired TV's Kojak has come out of retirement to solve a baffling murder mystery. Super-sleuth Thomas Cavanagh, 79, cleared the prime suspect in the case -- and fingered the real suspect. Cavanagh was sunning himself by the pool at his Florida home when his son Brian, a prosecutor in Fort Lauderdale, called. "Dad, I have a problem with this case," Brian said. "What should I do?" PHOTOGRAPHS INCLUDED IN FRONT. CLICK "LOOK INSIDE" UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT A TRUE STORY Breathless, a woman's call to 911 interrupted a quiet night in the horse country suburbs: "I'm stabbed to death. Please!" Did somebody stab you? asked the operator. "Yes! And my husband, my baby!" Within minutes, officers arrived at her remote ranch house but didn't know whether an assailant was still present. Announcing themselves, they got no response, then entered anyway, guns drawn, and began a dangerous, tense search, room by room. Then they heard a baby's scream. Although the house wasn't yet fully cleared, they followed the wailing to the master bedroom where they found, tied and gagged, her husband and elderly father-in-law. They and their 18-month-old all had been shot point-blank in the head--but were still alive. Shocked, the officers called out to bring in paramedics, who had to crawl through the living room because the house still had not been completely cleared. Hurrying, and contrary to usual procedures, the officers spread out. One found a locked closet door; four officers gathered, and with guns ready, one of them kicked it in. Behind it they found their 911 caller--still holding the phone. "Oh, shit," said the kicker. In the history of Davie, Florida, there had never been such a savage and sociopathic crime, and police and homicide prosecutor Brian Cavanagh were determined to resolve it. For three years, they had two suspects under surveillance, then arrest. Both faced the death penalty. But as the legal case progressed, Cavanagh began to doubt that the defendants were partners. Possibly one had been a victim of the other, as well. In 1963, Cavanagh's dad, Tom, a Manhattan lieutenant of detectives, had a famous case called the "Career Girls Murder," two women in their twenties found horribly mutilated in their Upper East Side apartment. The newspapers played the story big, a random killer on the loose, meanwhile Tom and his precinct detectives had been unable to solve it. Months after the murder, Brooklyn detectives declared the case solved; they'd taken a signed confession from a man with a low IQ. Their additional proof was a photo in his wallet; it was of one of the girls he killed, he said. The man quickly recanted, although that didn't much matter to the Brooklyn detectives. As soon as he heard some of the details of the confession, Tom disbelieved it; the man didn't fit the profile. Needing to work quietly under the most difficult of circumstances, Tom sent out his own detectives to do the impossible: identify the girl in the picture. It had been taken in some sort of park setting. They first showed it to botanists, who recognized the type of trees in the background and where they grew. From that they could guess at where the park was. Targeting nearby high schools, the detectives then showed the photo to teachers to see if any could recognize the girl. One did. When they found the girl, she asked, "Where did you get that?" After all that impossibly good work, Tom and his detectives caught a break and found the real killer of the Career Girls. Until then, Tom said, he hadn't believed that police could make such mistakes. Afterward, as a result, New York State outlawed the death penalty. As well, this remarkable story inspired a TV movie and series starring a character playing Cavanagh's role. His name was Lt. Theo Kojak. As a child, Brian Cavanagh had watched his dad's anguish throughout that situation. Now, he had a case that was remarkably similar--except that he was potentially on the wrong side. Once his confidence level in the guilt of one of his defendants dropped to a level of precarious uncertainty, Brian was in no-man's land. He couldn't continue with a prosecution he no longer believed in, nor could he easily admit he'd been wrong for so long. While his dad was still around to watch, Brian approached his own moment of courage. Could he prove that he was the equal of his father?
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Download and read online Guilty Until Proven Innocent a True life in PDF and EPUB Innocent until proven guilty or guilty until proven innocent? D. Corbett Everidge cannot vote, own a firearm, or hold public office: he is a convicted felon. But did he actually commit the crime? In this true-life legal drama, former magistrate D. Corbett Everidge chronicles the events of the summer of 2005 and the ensuing criminal trial that led to a felony conviction and the end of his criminal justice career. He then asks you to assess the evidence and make your own reasonable decision about whether he is, indeed, innocent or guilty as charged. Everidge gives personal insight into his career and background to illustrate that guilt in a complex society is not always a matter of black and white. He also challenges many beliefs regarding the modern criminal justice system in the United States, effectively drawing a line between the theoretical and the actual. Ultimately, Guilty Until Proven Innocent is an intriguing literary criminal trial in which you decide the outcome. Ladies and gentlemen of the jury, what is your verdict?
Download and read online Guilty Until Proven Innocent in PDF and EPUB Recounts the incredible ordeal of 18-year-old Peter Reilly, coerced by Connecticut state police into confessing to the murder of his mother and exonerated three years later through the efforts of outraged friends and neighbors. Reprint.
Download and read online Guilty until proven innocent in PDF and EPUB "Children don't lie about these things". Pastor Keith Barnhart hears this assertion countless times as he fights for almost two years to prove his innocence of child sexual-abuse charges. If children don't lie about such things, then why is Brother Keith falsely accused? His story begins when a four-year-old boy complains about a two-year-old at the church's child-care center. The original report is found to be groundless, but under further police investigation, the story mushrooms into something far more serious. Authorities eventually charge the pastor with 19 offenses against seven young boys. From the beginning a bewildered Barnhart vigorously asserts his innocence against an overwhelming assumption of guilt by the judicial system. To his horror, he discovers that an accused child sex-abuse offender is assumed to be guilty and must prove his own innocence. During the 22-month-long ordeal, Barnhart and his family become afraid to leave their home. Television and newspaper stories condemn Brother Keith. He receives threatening phone calls. Vandals deface his home and church. Angry parents confront him in public places. Guilty Until Proven Innocent is a riveting exploration of one man's experience with the United States justice system. Readers have a chance to evaluate the words and actions of police and some medical professionals, taken verbatim from public records, in the light of the American tradition of liberty and enduring faith in God and in each other in the midst of one of life's most nightmarish turn of events.
Download and read online Guilty Until Proven Innocent in PDF and EPUB Robert Holloman gives you his firsthand account of a typical life in the hood when young men like him drop out of school in south-side Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Fathering a beautiful baby girl at the age of fourteen, then another baby boy at sixteen, Robbie man’s up and works from taking orders at McDonald’s to selling crack to fiends in his neighborhood while he gets in and out of juvenile prisons for misdemeanors and possession of a deadly weapon. This way of life eventually brought him the biggest “trial” in his teenage years: accused and tried for the murder of his best friend, Trill. Will college forever remain a dream? How can he face Trill’s fiancée and children? Who will betray him? Who will stay with him until the very last? Will he survive prison while wasting his young years inside the walls that gets smaller and smaller every day? Guilty Until Proven Innocent will show, once and for all, that family matters, that some friendships are frail while others true, that some love dies in adversity while others only gets more strong in absence, and that no one is above the law, no matter how long some justices are unfortunately served.
Download and read online Guilty Until Proven Innocent in PDF and EPUB Maybe he expected too much out of his school administrators. Maybe he expected them to be professionals and honor the school policy and state education law. Maybe he believed them when they said that what happened in the office would stay in that office. Maybe a seventeen year old who has made a mistake should be treated like one. Or maybe that is just too much to ask for. Daniel Liu is a seventeen year old high school student who got caught in an attempt by the school to suspend him. To him it seemed like the administrators were trying whatever they could to prove him guilty and he had to do whatever he could to prove himself innocent.
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Download and read online Guilty Until Proven Innocent in PDF and EPUB Revised for 2017. A premier source of information on post-conviction relief in Pennsylvania. This is an essential guide for criminal practitioners, prosecutors, law clerks and judges. It includes comprehensive discussion and citation to case law, annotated comments on the applicable rules of procedure and the governing statute. Also contains valuable samples for practitioners and judges.
Download and read online Guilty Until Proven Innocent in PDF and EPUB When Ally Lohman, a young vibrant Australian woman, attempts to move out of her alcoholic father's home to be with her lawyer boyfriend Nicholas, an altercation leaves Ally in a coma, her father dead, and Nicholas unjustly accused of murder. Ally recovers, though with no memory of the incident, and travels to Germany where she takes care of her beloved grandmother, whom she calls Oma. Upon arrival, she discovers that Oma's handyman, Albert, has infiltrated Oma's bank accounts. With help from Jonathan, her doctor back in Australia, Ally uncovers a sinister plot cooked up by Albert and his lover Frieda to murder Oma and receive her estate. Intrigue, murder and death ensue as Ally and Jonathan set out to foil the co-conspirators, hoping then to return to Australia and recover her memory and reunite with Nicholas.
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Download and read online Guilty Until Proven Innocent in PDF and EPUB In 2009, Karen Cunagin Sypher was a part of one of the biggest scandals in Louisville, Kentucky history. It involved One-Time professional coach for the Boston Celtics, and the “winningest coach” in the University of Louisville history, Rick Pitino.Read “Karen Sypher's” story and how the largest cover-up of rape led her from being a victim, to being convicted and sentenced to seven (7) years in prison.The Karen Cunagin Sypher cover-up is at the top of one of the most egregious revenge-plots in American Justice History.