All posts tagged: Investigating Innocence

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Investigating Innocence: The High Cost of Justice

Defense attorneys and private investigators across the country are bombarded by families who believe their loved ones are innocently incarcerated, convicted of a crime they did not commit. Some have served prison sentences exceeding 20 years, many on death row. What does it take to find justice within our current system? Management Resources LTD of NY principles, Bob Rahn and Kim Anklin worked for a year to investigate the wrongful conviction of Jonathan Fleming, and believe it or not, other cases are more complex. But, most cases of true wrongful conviction exhibit some of the same elements as the Fleming case. From Kim Anklin’s Questions From the Class Series, she explains some of the key factors discovered in the Fleming investigation: Flawed police work and tunnel vision – The detectives conducting the investigation failed to properly follow-up on the information provided to them by the witness who provided them with the names and physical description of three men who should have been considered logical suspects. Witness intimidation by the police – according to several people we spoke to, shortly after the …

KIm Anklin, District Attorney Kenneth Thompson, Bob Rahn

St. Francis College Hosts Lecture on Investigating Wrongful Convictions

On Tuesday, October 28, 2104 Bob Rahn and Kim Anklin of Management Resources LTD of NY will be guest lecturers at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen St., Brooklyn, New York, Room 4202, at 11:00am. The lecture will center around the wrongful conviction and subsequent exoneration of Jonathan Fleming who served 25 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. Management Resources was contracted by the family of Jonathan Fleming and over the period of a year they were able to uncover several problems in the original investigation, along with new witness testimony and uncovered evidence, which lead to Fleming’s exoneration and release from prison in April, 2014. Bob Rahn and Kim Anklin have received high honors from their peers for their painstaking work on the Fleming case, and have managed to keep the best interest of their client in the forefront since his release. They recently participated in an online course sponsored by Penn State, Presumed Innocent? The Social Science of Wrongful Conviction and Kim Anklin has continued to answer questions of the students in their …