A Long Letter from Jens Soering, Christmas/New Year 1984-85 (Updated)

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)

The Wrongful Conviction Podcast with Jason Flom

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