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VOTE IN WAYNE CO. DEM. PRIMARY AUG. 4 #NotWORTHY! Victoria BURTON-HARRIS YES! The video above was compiled by the International Citizens Commission for Human Rights (CCHR) in California. The international group gave Maryanne Godboldo its annual human rights award in … Continue reading
MICH. JUVENILE LIFERS: 63% NOT RE-SENTENCED; FED. CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT CITES VIOLATION OF DUE PROCESS
________________________________________________________ UPDATE (details below Paredes story): ACLU files 3rd amended complaint expanding original grounds, in front of USDC Judge Mark Goldsmith; contends continued captivity of state juvenile lifers 7 years after Miller v. Alabama violates DUE PROCESS. Also disputes state’s … Continue reading
45th hearing set for July 11, 2019, 2 p.m. Judge Lillard, Rm. 502 Frank Murphy Hall Judge Lillard orders prosecution, defense to present “sentencing memorandums” by June 9 and June 23 Lewis refuses witnesses for mitigation hearing; Judge Lillard says … Continue reading
FREE CHARLES K.K. LEWIS NOW! CRUELTY: 43 JWLOP RE-SENTENCING HEARINGS IN 3 YRS; HEARING TUES. APR. 16
NOTE: THE COURT HAS RESET THIS HEARING FOR 1:30 PM APRIL 16, 2019 MCR 6.004 (A): “The defendant and the people are entitled to a speedy trial and to a speedy resolution of all matters before the court. Whenever the … Continue reading
Does Judge Qiana Lillard fear more Court of Appeals opinions chastising her for her rulings? Lillard ignores U.S. Supreme Court ruling in McCoy v. Louisiana that the defendant has rights under the Constitution, while atty. is only the assistant Defense … Continue reading
CHARLES LEWIS CHALLENGES CERTIFICATION OF LOST COURT FILE ‘FACSIMILE;’ HEARING FRI. MARCH 8 @10 A.M.
Lewis one of Michigan’s 363 juvenile lifers; prosecutors recommended new LWOP sentences for 2/3 of them, violating U.S. Supreme Court rulings “I don’t believe a single court of appeals panel will agree with your decision; I’m willing to bet my … Continue reading
CHARLES K.K. LEWIS BACK IN COURT FRI. FEB. 15 @ 10:30 AM; WILL JUDGE CERTIFY GROSSLY INCOMPLETE FILE?
UPDATE: Charles Lewis’ juvenile lifer hearing scheduled for Friday, Feb. 1 was adjourned with conflicting reasons provided to the parties, until Friday, Feb. 15 at 10:30 am. NOTE: Before going, call court Fri. a.m. to find out whether hearing will happen, … Continue reading
FREE AT LAST? PROS. SHATTERS PLAN FOR CHARLES K.K. LEWIS’ RELEASE; HEARING THURS. JAN. 24 @ 10:30 AM
Channel 4 video above is from Oct. 2017 hearing in Charles “K.K.” Lewis case Prosecutor moves to certify substitute for Lewis’ lost court record, after first telling Judge she could give Lewis “a term of years’ in exchange Mitigation hearing … Continue reading
‘THE SYSTEM FAILED’—CHARLES (K.K.) LEWIS, AT JLWOP HEARING, INVOKES KAEPERNICK, NAT’L ACTIONS V. RACISM
Motions to dismiss his case in limbo until judge returns from medical leave in December, after two-and-a- half years of hearings Citing ‘lost’ court file, prosecution signals that judge has authority to grant Lewis a term of years, take … Continue reading
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