Conjuring Justice

Proof that One Person Can Make a Difference

Any civil rights lawyers out there should be on top of this.

“Even if no actual bias results, the court nonetheless is concerned that your practice at a minimum gives the appearance of bias, which in our view seriously undermines the public’s confidence in the fair administration of justice.”

  Evidently, it was too late in the trial. Geeker ended up declaring a mistrial due to a hung jury for the second time in 6 months. The prosecutors rallied and finally got a conviction in July of 2011. By this time, the Stallworth family had run out of money to pay for attorney’s fees …

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