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Kincheloe, Michigan32Straight
Black/African AmericanChristian

It may seem cliche', however, this is the type of case witnessed all throughout the US everyday. Low-Income, African- American individuals being falsely accused, and charged with little or any sufficient evidence. However, residing in a small predominately white town, none if any are required.

The conviction of my case would have never taken place had I not had a public defender- who in turn, failed to provide adequate legal counsel in my defense. As well as the unfair sentence of 15-30 years, where the Judge failed to even abide by the guidelines. I have served 8 years out of the...

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Chillicothe, Ohio32Straight
Black/African AmericanMuslim

My name is James Guy and not only am I currently locked up for a crime I didn't commit but in order for the State to secure an conviction they violated many rights and disregarded my constitutional protections.

I've been sentenced to 20 years because I chose to go to trial, my offer was only 6 years. My case includes evidence being withheld, my religion being used against me, evidence tampered with, a hung jury, etc. I can go on and on. 

I am currently in the US district court Habeus Corpus, James Guy v Donnie Morgan #2:20 cv 5459

Please contact me and we can...

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Muskegon, Michigan28Straight
Black/African American

Jemarcus was wrongfully incarcerated. The alleged bombing that he is accused of was the home belonging to his cousin who lived there along with other family members.

The homicide case that was given to him, he was never tried before a judge on that case. He was also on a GPS ankle monitoring program at the time of the bombing which would've proved his location and his innocence which wasn't used during his trial. 

It is known that the people that were in the home during the bombing were coerced by the Saginaw Police and out of all the people, only one went along...

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Lovelady, Texas40Straight
WhiteChristian

I was very depressed when I made an illegal entry into an open door of a house. I had not worked for a few months due to a job injury and my wife left me, and I was facing overwhelming debt without any means of paying. I was so depressed that I attempted to commit suicide by taking an overdose of meth that should have killed me, but did not. I began running down various streets and through back yards looking for an open door that I could enter and find something to steal in order to get more drugs.

In that house, I found a rifle and ammo but I am not familiar with...

Corcoran, California30Straight
Black/African AmericanChristian

Case #BA39701 CCB courtroom 1st-degree Murder with Gun/Gang enhancement - 80 years to life.

I am currently incarcerated for a crime that I did not commit.

Youngstown, Ohio29Straight
Black/African AmericanChristian

I paid my original lawyer J.G & he didn’t help me in any way; shape or form. 

After I got sentenced to 29 to Life, he assigned me a public defender to take over the case... basically unaffected council. 

I don’t have pics for the case but I have PDF files and brief and dockets for the case which I can send if needed.

Toledo, Ohio67Straight
Black/African AmericanCatholic

My name is Gene. I'm a 67 year old African American. I've been technically illegally incarcerated for 45 years; due to the fact that I don't have the means to hire a lawyer, I'm being denied justice.I've written to many black people, such as Atty. Ben Crump, NAACP, and many others who say that "Black Lives Matter".  They are correct, but at the same time they all exclude the black lives unjustly warehoused in prisons.  I also wrote to many news media (60 Minutes, 20/20, DateLine, 48 hours) and to many black authors of books against racism, but my plea falls on deaf ears -- none...

Kincheloe, Michigan51Straight
Black/African AmericanBaptist

Hello, I am Ronald and I need assistance with my case.

I happened to be in the wrong place at the right time. I know everyone says this, but it happens to be true in my case. I was set up. All of the other people involved have changed their testimony. They are willing to process an affidavit saying they were coerced to lie against me. I have tried a few legal options to get the case overturned.

I need help to get justice for this wrongful decision. Be blessed.

Ronald 188302

Orofino, Idaho22Straight
WhiteOther

He got out of a rider and went to Good Samaritan IOP. After 2 months was released and was told that he could not reside in the Good Sam halfway house due to his religious beliefs; not being Christian. Cante lived in his grandmother's rental house for two weeks and found a halfway house that he could stay in. Apparently the judge didn't approve and told him he was violating him for not living in the Good Sam halfway house even though he was told that he couldn't.

Cante spent several weeks in jail and then the person running Good Sam changed their story and told the judge that they...

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Taylorsville, North Carolina42Straight
Black/African AmericanChristian

My name is Samuel Geddie. I got into some trouble during an unfortunate situation back in 2015. I had my life together, finally. I was searching for legal representation for the 2015 charges. The attorney representing me at the time and I had a conflict of interest which the NC State Bar was aware of. In 2017, I was in court on an unrelated matter in Pasquotank County in NC. I was there with an attorney with whom I had a conflict of interest, due to a motor vehicle violation, and the 2015 matter was called up in court.

After both my attorney and I voiced for the court we had a...

Kincheloe, Michigan36Straight
Black/African AmericanChristian

I am preparing for my exoneration.

Breaking news! For over 19 years I have been wrongfully imprisoned for a crime I did not commit, but I have always maintained my innocence! Recently, I filed the paperwork for my exoneration with the Convictions Integrity Unit in Wayne County. Now I need you to help me share my story and prepare to go home. The evidence speaks for itself and you can see witness statements, DNA evidence, and fingerprints from the crime scene that did not match me that were all withheld from my trial attorney by the Detroit Police Department. I will not be quiet! #...

New Castle, Indiana34Straight
OtherOther

I was wrongfully convicted and sentenced to 63 years for murder when I was 19 years of age I'm now 34. I was convicted due to corrupt police police practices and false witness testimony but most of all broken justice system. I did not receive effective assistant from the public defenders office.

I advised them that I was not involved in the crime, and at the time of the crime, I was attending a cookout across town when myself and others heard the crime come across the police scanner. I provided names of a few friends to corroborate my story and may be able to...

Marion, Ohio50
White

Michael Salerno: Wrongfully Convicted of Murder

Dennis Michael “Sal” Salerno has been corresponding with The IO for several years. He has always been polite, patient and honest with us. He often sends articles he has clipped from other publications because they might be of interest to our readers though his “budget” for stamps is extremely tight. By his own admission, Salerno has not exactly been an angel (how many of us are?) before being convicted and sentenced to life for murdering his wife. But the evidence shows and we believe, Salerno did not murder his wife. His has no...