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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
By Efren Paredes, Jr. (Updates from Voice of Detroit in italics) Re-printed from http://4efren.blogspot.com September 14, 2017 Attorneys for an Idaho prisoner, Sarah Marie Johnson, recently petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court seeking a national ban on life without parole (LWOP) sentences … Continue reading
VIDEO ABOVE: David Walton of Detroit, now 60, spent 43 years since the age of 17 behind bars for a crime in which he was not the shooter. His co-defendant Edward Sanders, also not the shooter, is due for release July … Continue reading
Attorney Bryan Stevenson, director of the national Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, AL and Professor of Law at NYU Law School, is one of the endorsers of the Juvenile Lifer Rally for Justice in Detroit this Sunday. This video was made after … Continue reading
(VIDEO ABOVE EDITED TO INCREASE VOLUME): CORTEZ DAVIS makes statement to Judge Shannon Walker expressing his daily regret over 23 yrs. for the death of Raymond Davis, Jr. (no relation). He was not the shooter. Judge Walker sentenced Davis to 25-60 years, … Continue reading
APPEALS COURT HEARS JUVENILE LIFER MEADOWS’ CASE; PROS. KYM WORTHY OBJECTED TO RELEASE AFTER 47 YRS.
Above: Zerious Meadows’ sister Pamela Davenport comments on her brother’s 47 year incarceration, since the age of 15. Case is key challenge for state’s juvenile lifers Defense attorney Melvin Houston: state statutes do not require 60-year max, judges should have … Continue reading
Video above is from October 28, 2016 hearing where Wayne County Deputy Court Clerk David Baxter testified that Charles Lewis’ official court file could not be found after months of searching. It has still not been found, although Judge Qiana … Continue reading
Change.org petition to Judge Qiana Lillard, Chief Judge Kenny initiated Judge Lillard freed Bernard Young, on likely innocence grounds, last week Lewis’ lawyer and SADO to withdraw during hearing Lewis will argue his own case, based on multiple court precedents … Continue reading