Tag Archives: death row

The Pursuit of Torture

On Wednesday this week, Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s fellow inmate, Alva Campbell, is set to die. As a child, Alva Campbell was forced by his father to play games of torture. One was the electrical current game: all the children held hands … Continue reading

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A Dirty Secret

It is a “dirty secret”, known by few, that the American death penalty system is “specifically engineered to ensure that those who are convicted stay convicted, guilty or not.”[i] This is how it works. Death sentences routinely result from poor defense … Continue reading

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Move to Toledo Abandoned

The men on death row in Ohio will no longer need to worry about relocating to a prison in Toledo: the proposed move has been abandoned ten months after it was announced. Jeffrey Wogenstahl and the other death row inmates at … Continue reading

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Amber’s Disappearance: Evidence Suppressed

The prosecution in Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s case advanced the theory that the victim, Amber Garrett, was snatched hastily from her bed as she slept. However, it appears that to convince the jurors of this theory, prosecutors suppressed significant evidence.* This evidence … Continue reading

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Incarcerated by Fellow Citizens

Those on death row suffer unimaginable torture; the inmates who have been wrongly convicted do so even more. Like kidnap victims, those with wrongful convictions have been seized and held against their will; but, unlike kidnap victims, they are not … Continue reading

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Likelihood of False Identification

Dr. Harvey G. Shulman, PhD, an expert in eyewitness behavior and accuracy, has highlighted flawed police procedures and other factors that increased the chances of false identification by the eyewitnesses who testified at Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s trial. Shulman’s report is contained … 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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Nitrogen Asphyxiation: “Are we really going to use it for people?”

John Murphy, executive director of the Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association, supports the flawed criminal justice system that produced Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s death sentence. Murphy is unconcerned that a recent OTSE report about the Ohio death penalty concludes, “the only interest served is … Continue reading

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Police Records Withheld

In any criminal case, police records and summaries are very important; if the case has a history of egregious state misconduct, access to those records becomes critically urgent. If the case that has been tainted by misconduct is a death … Continue reading

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“It’s not going to happen.”

Joe Deters, the prosecutor in Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s case, has asked Justice O’Neill to remove himself from Jeff’s case because of his opposition to the death penalty. Legal expert, Martin Pinales, stated categorically, “It’s not going to happen.” He explained that the Ohio … Continue reading

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