Petition Seeking to Void Brooklyn Murder Conviction Calls Verdict a ‘Sham’

Petition Seeking to Void Brooklyn Murder Conviction Calls Verdict a ‘Sham’ by Vivian Yee New York Times The 2005 conviction of John Giuca for the murder of Mark Fisher, a college football player from New Jersey, was a “sham” built on prosecutorial misconduct, a feeble defense, contradictory evidence, a biased juror and the testimony of … Read more

Citing Misconduct, Lawyer Seeks Review of Conviction in ’03 Brooklyn Killing

Citing Misconduct, Lawyer Seeks Review of Conviction in ’03 Brooklyn Killing By Vivian Yee New York Times The murder riveted New York City and stymied detectives for months: What chance meetings and turns of fate led Mark Fisher, a photogenic 19-year-old college football player from New Jersey, to end up shot dead on a quiet Brooklyn street, … Read more

What is a Wilson Pakula Really Worth, Anyway?

What is a Wilson Pakula Really Worth, Anyway? by John GaltAtlas Shrugs in Brooklyn If you don’t already know, a Wilson Pakula refers to the special authorization a party can give to someone from another party to allow them to run on that party’s ticket.  For local races, the Brooklyn Republican Party’s Executive Committee is usually responsible for deciding … Read more

Vanity Fair: Mother Justice

Mother Justice When her son was sentenced to 25 years for Brooklyn’s 2003 “grid kid” slaying, Doreen Quinn Giuliano was sure he’d been wrongfully convicted. To prove it, she went undercover, testing her sanity, her marriage, and the justice system. by Christopher Ketcham Vanity Fair November 2007, an apartment in the Bensonhurst section of Brooklyn: … Read more

NYS’s Top Court Gives Prosecutors Green Light to Conceal Evidence From Defendants

DiFiore’s ruling in the Giuca case was “a backward-looking decision,” says veteran exoneration lawyer Ron Kuby. “Instead of forcing prosecutors to live up to their constitutional duties,” he continues, “the decision encourages the suppression of favorable evidence — and after conviction, allows prosecutors to argue the defendant was so guilty that the evidence didn’t matter.”

John Giuca: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

by S.M. Walsh Heavy.com Tonight, ABC News’ 20/20 will investigate John Giuca, who was convicted of second-degree murder in the 2003 death of Mark Fisher. Despite the fact that his conviction was unanimously overturned in 2018, Giuca is still being held behind bars at Riker’s Island. He has been denied three bail hearings despite the … Read more

Man’s conviction for college student’s murder was overturned last year, but he remains behind bars

Man’s conviction for college student’s murder was overturned last year, but he remains behind bars John Giuca got 25 years to life in prison for Mark Fisher’s death. by Enjoli Francis and Chris Kilmer ABC News   During Columbus Day weekend in 2003, John Giuca had an impromptu party on the night of Oct. 11. Mark Fisher, 19, … Read more

The system on trial, too late: John Giuca’s conviction was overturned; how can he go back to prison?

by Harry Siegel NY Daily News   John Giuca’s life took a turn for the worse last year, after an appellate court overturned his murder conviction, ruling that the Brooklyn district attorney’s office, then led by Joe Hynes, had used “knowingly false or mistaken material testimony” to convict Giuca in 2005 for the 2003 murder … Read more

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