Tag Archives: injustice

The USA: A Shameful Record

The USA has a poor reputation when it comes to executions. A report* by Amnesty International found the following: -Most UN member states were execution-free last year;** but the USA continued to execute. -The USA was the only one of … Continue reading

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Hope in the Chief Justice’s Remarks

Ohio Supreme Court’s Chief Justice Maureen O’Connor has cast doubt* on the validity of some of the evidence presented at Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s trial. During oral argument to establish whether the trial court had jurisdiction to try Jeff, the state was … Continue reading

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What the State Suppressed about Eric Horn

Suppressed police records relating to Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s case reveal much about Eric Horn (brother of the victim, Amber Garrett). The records show that two weeks before Amber disappeared, Horn said that he hated his sister and wished she was dead;* … Continue reading

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Oral Argument: April 4, 2017

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 will be an important day for Jeffrey Wogenstahl. Oral argument has been scheduled for that day,* to consider whether his Ohio trial court lacked jurisdiction to try him (Jeff has a strong case that because the … Continue reading

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Peggy Garrett: Impeached Testimony

Before her death Amber Garrett, the 10 year-old victim in Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s case, was suffering at the hands of her mother. Suppressed police records contain Amber’s school journal entry*, written days before her murder, in which she described a vicious … Continue reading

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Another Critical Report

It is painful to read the 2015 Forensic Pathology report* about Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s case, as it focuses on the brutal murder of a child, and the disposal of her body. The report, submitted by Carl Schmidt in February 2015, is … Continue reading

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President Trump

President Obama has misgivings about the application of the death penalty; President Trump will have no such qualms. In 1989 Trump funded full page ads in four New York newspapers, calling for the return of the death penalty. The ads referred … 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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Tell Governor Kasich to stay executions.

Ohio has only paid lip service to the 56 recommendations of the Ohio Supreme Court’s Joint Task Force to Review the Administration of Ohio’s Death Penalty. A recent report found: “The death penalty in Ohio remains plagued by the very same … Continue reading

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