Gamso - For the Defense

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Posts cover recent cases in the news related to criminal defendants; the wrongfully convicted and the exonerated; the death penalty and sentencing in general.

Author: Jeff Gamso is an ‎assistant public defender for Cuyahoga County in Cleveland. He also contributes to Fault Lines.

Related Categories: States | Constitutional Law | Criminal Justice | Death Penalty | Ohio | Criminal Procedure | Sentencing/Post Conviction | Public Defender

Recent Posts from Gamso - For the Defense

The New Colossus
Posted: Jan 28, 2017, 10:55 am CST
Lies, Damn Lies, and the Law
Posted: Dec 14, 2016, 3:34 am CST
Better Angels My Ass
Posted: Dec 3, 2016, 8:40 am CST
This Won't End Well
Posted: Nov 28, 2016, 7:07 pm CST
There's No Business Like Justice Business
Posted: Nov 28, 2016, 3:05 am CST
And Now Fidel
Posted: Nov 26, 2016, 2:17 pm CST
Happy Thanksgiving. Really.
Posted: Nov 24, 2016, 3:15 pm CST
Thought for the Day
Posted: Nov 9, 2016, 7:17 am CST
There But for the Grace - Part I
Posted: Oct 3, 2016, 6:21 pm CDT

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Two prisoners watch lawyer walk out of prison.

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    "He’s not much of a lawyer, but for 40 years he hasn’t forgotten my birthday."
  • 9.01%
    "I asked for help keeping my head up, but I should have been more specific."
  • 49.7%
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