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FREE CHARLES LEWIS NOW! HEARING FRI. SEPT. 28 @ 9 AM–FRANK MURPHY HALL RM. 502 Call Judge Qiana Lillard at 313-224-2391 to express support FREE THE MICHIGAN 247 STILL BEING HELD IN VIOLATION OF MILLER Video above (Detroit News): Mubarez … Continue reading
WILL CHARLES LEWIS, 247 MICHIGAN JUVENILE LIFERS DIE IN PRISON DUE TO RE-SENTENCING DELAYS, OR GO FREE?
Video above from earlier hearing in Oct. 2016 Lewis hearing held Aug. 3, motions not to be heard until Sept. 28, judge says she may not proceed beyond that date Prosecution wants to wait for non-binding directions from Michigan Judicial … Continue reading
#FREECHARLESLEWISNOW, #FREEMICHIGANJUVENILELIFERSNOW, #ENDMASSINCARCERATION, #ENDSCHOOLTOPRISONPIPELINE Read CHARLES K.K. LEWIS full pro se motions below: http://voiceofdetroit.net/wp-content/uploads/MOTION-TO-DISMISS-CASE-DUE-TO-DEFENDANTS-ACTUAL-INNOCENCE.pdf http://voiceofdetroit.net/wp-content/uploads/CHARLES-LEWIS-MOTION-RE-INEFFECTIVE-ASSISTANCE-OF-TRIAL-COUNSEL.pdf http://voiceofdetroit.net/wp-content/uploads/CHARLES-LEWIS-MOTION-TO-DISMISS-REQUEST-TO-SENTENCE-TO-LWOP-RECD-1.pdf http://voiceofdetroit.net/wp-content/uploads/Charles-motion-for-bond-1.pdf Also see his June 23, 2017 Objection to Judge Lillard’s order to reconstruct his criminal file at: http://voiceofdetroit.net/wp-content/uploads/C-Lewis-Objections-6-23-17.compressed-2.pdf Read Judge Deborah Thomas’ opinion … Continue reading
CRUCIAL HEARING ON CHARLES ‘K.K.’ LEWIS AUG. 3: ATTY. TO ARGUE CLIENT MOTIONS RE: COURT FILE, INNOCENCE
Lewis in prison 42 years since age 17, innocent, official court file and ROA have disappeared Lewis makes record during June 19 hearing of voluminous documents still missing from file, objects again to re-creation, handover of defense docs. Lewis: what … Continue reading
ABOVE: EARLIER INTERVIEW WITH LEWIS’ MOTHER, SUPPORTERS HEARING TUES. JUNE 19, 9 AM, JUDGE QIANA LILLARD, FRANK MURPHY HALL, RM. 502 (call court at 313-224-2391 before coming to assure hearing has not been postponed). DONATE! https://www.gofundme.com/FreeCharlesLewis-JLWOP Lewis convicted of police … Continue reading
Sixth Circuit opinion in Hill v. Snyder (2) leaves 70 percent without relief, waiting without a sentence for nearly six years MCLA 771.1 says sentencing cannot be delayed for more than one year Ruling restores good time credits, corrective … Continue reading
“I stand with nearly 250 juvenile lifers behind me”—Charles Lewis “I have to admit there are some things unusual about the way Mr. Lewis was convicted. I am very aware that a mistrial was declared [in his first trial] and … Continue reading
PACK CHARLES LEWIS’ BOND HEARING FRI. OCT. 13: IN PRISON 41 YRS; INNOCENT, NO SENTENCE, NO COURT FILE
RELATED STORIES: http://voiceofdetroit.net/2017/10/08/charles-lewis-innocent-detroit-lifer-with-lost-court-file-could-go-free-after-41-yrs-hearing-1013/ http://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/detroit-city/2017/10/06/juvenile-lifer-seeks-release-years/106375972/ #TAKETHEKNEE! FRI. OCT. 6; FREE CHARLES LEWIS, INNOCENT, IN PRISON 41 YEARS; COURT FILES DESTROYED CASES SEEK ABSOLUTE BAN ON LIFE WITHOUT PAROLE SENTENCES FOR YOUTH FROM U.S. SUPREME COURT http://voiceofdetroit.net/2017/06/23/juvenile-lifers-ex-offenders-advocates-begin-new-chapter-in-battle-for-justice-june-18/ http://voiceofdetroit.net/2017/08/08/juvenile-lifer-re-sentencings-drag-on-in-michigan-nation-as-states-snub-u-s-supreme-court/ http://voiceofdetroit.net/2017/07/15/the-troubled-resentencing-of-americas-juvenile-lifers-the-nation/ http://voiceofdetroit.net/2017/02/20/charles-lewis-must-be-freed-due-to-loss-of-court-file-innocence-sado-withdraws-from-case/ http://voiceofdetroit.net/2017/02/12/rogue-justice-free-another-innocent-detroiter-charles-lewis-now-hearing-wed-feb-15-9-am/ ‘ROGUE … Continue reading
CHARLES LEWIS, INNOCENT DETROIT LIFER WITH ‘LOST’ COURT FILE, COULD GO FREE AFTER 41 YRS; HEARING 10/13
Bond hearing set for Fri. Oct. 13, 9 a.m. in front of Judge Qiana Lillard, Rm. 502, Frank Murphy Hall, Gratiot/St. Antoine, downtown Detroit Lewis, family and supporters call on others to attend, pack courtroom Lewis wants conviction, sentence dismissed … Continue reading
#TAKETHEKNEE! FRI. OCT. 6; FREE CHARLES LEWIS, INNOCENT, IN PRISON 41 YEARS; COURT FILES DESTROYED
(Earlier broadcast above by Channel Four, Oct. 11, 2016) #TAKETHEKNEE! Justice for Lewis, 247 juvenile lifers; Fri. Oct. 6, 8 am @ Frank Murphy, St. Antoine/Gratiot, hearing @ 9 am, Judge Qiana Lillard Room 502 Lewis, attorneys to argue issues in … Continue reading