The innocence case of Keith Carnes has been wending its way through the Missouri courts. A recent evidentiary hearing revealed dramatic details about exculpatory information withheld by prosecutors, and it appears that the likelihood of Mr. Carnes’ freedom is increasing by the day. We are tremendously hopeful that Mr. Carnes will finally see justice after… Continue reading Keith Carnes – Innocent Man Awaits Missouri Court Ruling
By Kira Dunn Today, Christopher Dunn turns 50. For the 32nd time, he spends his birthday locked up for a crime did not commit. His innocence is documented by a Missouri 25th Circuit judge in a September 2020 order (embedded on the home page of this site). The judge explains that Chris proved his innocence… Continue reading 50 years of life – but only 18 years as a free man
After 43 years of wrongful imprisonment, Kevin Strickland is home. We rejoice for him and his family that justice was finally done. As he will receive no money from the state of Missouri to compensate for its mistake, his attorneys at the Midwest Innocence Project have asked the public to donate so that Kevin can… Continue reading Kevin Strickland Is Finally Home. Who Is Next?
Who cares? Who actually gives a damn about those who are considered throw-away cases or lost causes? Is it true that we’re living out our political purpose designed before our births? No doubt, it is still true as it was in 1820 – here in 2021 Missouri, there is no justice for all. This is… Continue reading The 36 30′ Parallel Lives On
By Christopher Dunn Change has finally come. Since 1988, the statues of Missouri haven’t seen a legally significant change, and to be completely honest with you, we’ve been waiting for so long that we’ve practically forgotten what a breath of fresh air feels like. In the 1970’s, our state was facing a sad, pitiful-looking reality.… Continue reading Missouri, Meet the Challenge – Overturn Lincoln v. Cassady
By Christopher Dunn Missouri Judicial Authority, please explain something to me. If the system isn’t broken, why isn’t it working? Also, could you please explain to me why it is so hard for the criminal judicial system to do something as simple as the right thing by just overturning or recalling the mandate action of… Continue reading Intentional Grounding – Illegal Holding