Cogee’s prediction was right on the nose! And there’s a lot more pedophiles that will pop up on the news…

(CBS/AP) A jury found Jerry Sandusky guilty Friday in his child sex abuse trial, believing prosecutors’ portrayal of him as a serial molester who groomed his victims and not finding reasonable doubt in his defense lawyer’s assertions that the former Penn State assistant football coach was being victimized by an overzealous prosecution and greedy accusers.

It was a swift and emphatic end to a case that shattered Penn State University’s Happy Valley image and brought down Hall of Fame football coach Joe Paterno.  Read More…

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The new issue of Columbia Human Rights Law Review documents how on December 8, 1989, the state of Texas executed an innocent man in a case of mistaken identities.

Top (left to right): Hernandez; Hernandez; Hernandez; DeLuna. Bottom (left to right): DeLuna; Hernandez; DeLuna; DeLuna. (Photographs: Corpus Christi police department/DeLuna family/Hernandez family/Texas dept of criminal justice/Corpus Christi Caller Times) The journal devotes its entire issue to document a six-year investigation by Professor James Liebman and 12 students showing how Carlos DeLuna was executed for a crime committed by Carlos Hernandez.

Reporting for The Guardian, Ed Pilkington writes how these two Carloses “were not just namesakes” (tocayos in Spanish), “they were the same height and weight, and looked so alike that they were sometimes mistaken for twins. When Carlos Hernandez’s lawyer saw pictures of the two men, he confused one for the other, as did DeLuna’s sister Rose.”

DeLuna maintained his innocence up to the moment of his execution, and identified Hernandez as the killer.  READ MORE…

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