Category Archives: Jeff Wogenstahl

What the State Suppressed about Justin Horn*

According to Peggy Garrett’s testimony, Justin Horn (Peggy’s son) was away from their apartment for the weekend when her daughter, Amber, went missing. Peggy stated that Justin left on the Friday afternoon, and did not return until about 3 pm … Continue reading

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The Majority Judges Erred

Jeffrey Wogenstahl has appealed an unfavorable Ohio Supreme Court ruling.*  Last month five of the judges rejected his claim that Ohio lacked jurisdiction to try him for murder; but Chief Justice O’Connor wrote a compelling dissent in his support (see … Continue reading

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Ronald Phillips: Breakdown of Criminal Justice

A ruling by a federal court makes it more likely that executions will resume in Ohio on July 26, despite warnings that the state’s drug protocol could cause immense pain. The first person due to face this pain is Ronald Phillips.[i] Phillips … Continue reading

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Jeff’s Jurors Reconsider

Jeffrey Wogenstahl claims his conviction represents a fundamental miscarriage of justice: he states that if the evidence now available to him had been heard at his trial “no reasonable juror would have found [him] guilty”.[i] Such an assertion may sound … Continue reading

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Forensics: a Deeply Troublesome Case

Alongside potentially exculpatory and impeaching evidence that had been retrieved earlier this year, three professional reports about Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s case were filed with the Ohio Supreme Court last month. In one, Gary Rini M.F.S. examines witness testimony and documents from … Continue reading

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Move to Toledo: “It’s just another prison.”

Jeffrey Wogenstahl, and the other death row inmates at Chillicothe Correctional Institution, Ohio, were told yesterday that they will be moved in the near future. Their destination is Toledo Correctional Institution, which is about 4 miles from Ohio’s northern border with … Continue reading

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The State’s Lack of Consistency

In a reply brief* filed with the Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday, Jeff pursues his claim that his trial should not have been held in Ohio. This claim is being pursued in addition to his claims of innocence (which are based … Continue reading

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