Tag Archives: wrongful conviction

GREENE: There’s nothing sweeter than an exoneration. And also nothing sadder.

Twenty-nine years, two months, and 28 days. That’s how long it took Clarence Moses-EL to disentangle himself from a rape he didn’t commit, a 48-year […]...

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November 16, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

GREENE: Jury finds Clarence Moses-EL not guilty

Update to “update”: Susan Greene is working on a post-mortem of the Moses-EL case. Update: Nearly three decades after going to prison for a rape […]...

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November 14, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Greene, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

Editor’s view: BAD FAITH

The retrial of Clarence Moses-EL for a 1987 sex assault starts Nov. 7th in Denver District Court. Moses-EL, 60, served 28 years in prison before […]...

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October 25, 2016 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, In-Depth, Just In, The Beats, The Blogs, The Mix

New law requires Colorado police to record interrogations

About one quarter of wrongful convictions stem from false confessions. We at The Independent have reported on several cases in Colorado and elsewhere in which […]...

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June 13, 2016 Criminal Justice, Just In, Politics, The Beats, The Mix

Clarence Moses-EL free after 28 years in prison

Clarence Moses-EL walked free for the first time in 28 years. “It’s time,” said his wife, Stephanie Burke, who was in tears in Gerdes’ courtroom […]...

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December 22, 2015 Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix

“We had no way of knowing what ‘right back’ would really mean.”

  Anthony Burke was 3, riding on the handlebars of his dad’s bike. He remembers the wind and the speed, and the warmth of that […]...

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December 21, 2015 Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Just In, The Beats, The Mix, Uncategorized

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Indy reporter Marianne Goodland talks statehouse politics on KMGH

Indy reporter Marianne Goodland joined KMGH anchor Nicole Brady on Sunday, April 10 to talk about the latest news from the Colorado General Assembly. Goodland reviewed the […]

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Complaint alleges a Colorado jail guard pepper-gassed a room of Muslim inmates

A corrections officer in a Colorado prison gassed a room full of Muslim inmates at the Sterling Correctional Facility in part because of their religion, a […]

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