Note: The main subject of this post (and related commentary) is a letter which contains some strong swearing and violent imagery in places. It seems unlikely that the sensibilities of most people coming here are quite so delicate as to require a warning about that, but everyone has the option to go no further and … Continue reading A Long Letter from Jens Soering, Christmas/New Year 1984-85 (Updated)
Shrill, concerted innocence campaigns are nothing new. In England, in 1975, a character named George Davis was convicted of an armed robbery at the London Electricity Board, for which he received a 20-year prison sentence. The slogan “George Davis is Innocent” soon became well known, and an aggressive campaign by his supporters then followed, culminating … Continue reading The Wrongful Conviction Podcast with Jason Flom
What follows below is a review of Killing for Love, the German propaganda film made and released in a vain effort to relieve Jens Soering of any blame for the murder of Derek and Nancy Haysom. Its initial English title was The Promise, and Das Versprechen in German. Originally the review was never intended for … Continue reading Killing for Love – A Review
Martin Sheen is a very fine actor, which is precisely where his expertise ends. The strong impression from a distance is that he is probably also a sincere and decent man, but not the first to be fooled by Jens Soering. Fame gives his uninformed opinion about the Soering case no added authority whatever. His … Continue reading A Letter from Martin Sheen
To date, former detective Richard Hudson has been rather cast in the role of Chip Harding's trusty sidekick, seemingly positioned there to nod in agreement with everything Harding says. But last week he emerged from the shadows to give his very own interview, albeit brief, to Sandy Hausman of WVTF Radio. It's astonishing how much … Continue reading Richard Hudson Speaks! (Updated)
There is a well known series of books for a general readership published as x, y or z... For Dummies. The series has many different titles, written by experts for people who lack knowledge in a given area. Physics For Dummies is one example. You certainly don't become an instant expert after reading such a … Continue reading “The Soering Case Made Simple”
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