Tag Archives: Supreme Court of Ohio

A Tremendous Error

The Ohio Supreme Court has again rejected Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s claim that Ohio did not have jurisdiction to try him. The court’s decision,[i] announced last month, is mystifying. The state did not file a rebuttal of the points made by Jeff … Continue reading

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Chief Justice O’Connor’s Detailed Appraisal

In a 5:2 decision, the Supreme Court of Ohio has rejected Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s claim that Ohio lacked jurisdiction to try him for murder.* In order to reach their decision, the judges examined the state’s theory of events surrounding the murder … 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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Oral Argument Information

The Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument in Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s case about jurisdiction on Tuesday morning next week (Tuesday, April 4, 2017). The session will be held at the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center in Columbus. The … Continue reading

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Snitch Testimony: Lies and Misrepresentation

At Jeffrey Wogenstahl’s trial, jailhouse snitch testimony was used by the prosecution even though it contradicted the coroner’s evidence.* The snitch, Bruce Wheeler, stated that he received no incentives for testifying against Jeff: “The prosecutor promised me nothing.” The prosecution … 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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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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