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Hamilton County: Vigilance Needed

Hamilton County, where Jeffrey Wogenstahl was tried, imposes the death penalty more frequently than the other counties in Ohio, and has more death row inmates than most of the over 3000 counties that make up the USA.  Why is this? … 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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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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The Insanity of Prosecutors; the Indifference of Judges

Many people have spoken about the injustice of the death penalty, but rarely do we hear about it from a prosecutor. However, last week Marty Stroud, a former prosecutor in Louisiana, bravely spoke out against what he sees as an … Continue reading

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Innocent on Death Row

What does it feel like if you’re innocent on death row? Ricky Jackson should know the answer: he was released in November while under a sentence of life imprisonment without parole, but his incarceration began on Ohio’s death row. He … Continue reading

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