Saturday’s Quick Clicks…

  • The effort to free a man who was convicted of raping and murdering a court clerk in her south St. Louis home 30 years ago moves to a Cole County, Missouri courtroom yesterday.  George Allen confessed to killing Mary Bell in her LaSalle Park home in 1982, but attorneys with the Bryan Cave law firm and the Innocence Project argued that DNA and new blood and fingerprint evidenceprove that Allen is innocent
  • Article on death row exoneree Kirk Bloodsworth and his ordeal
  • Barry George, who was wrongly convicted of the murder of BBC TV presenter Jill Dando, can fight a test case for compensation, a judge has ruled.  Mr George, who spent eight years in prison before being cleared after a retrial, will be one of five lead cases to be heard at the High Court.  They will help establish the boundaries in the UK of what amounts to a miscarriage of justice meriting compensation
  • Kate Beckinsale and Nick Nolte to star in new wrongful conviction film called The Trials of Cate McCall
  • New novel Laughter on the Wind (published by Balboa Press), weaves a story of how a wrongful conviction leads one man to his destiny
  • Group gathered in front of Dallas County Courthouse yesterday to urge DA Craig Watkins to stop employing capital punishment because of risk of wrongful execution

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