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.”

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

Star Athlete’s Murderer Confesses. Why Is Someone Else Still Locked Up?

by Hella Winston The Daily Beast In February, after serving almost 13 years in prison, a Brooklyn man named John Giuca had his murder conviction thrown out by an appellate court citing violations by the prosecutor—a former darling of the Brooklyn DA’s Homicide Bureau who now has her own true-crime TV show. The court ordered a retrial but … Read more

Star Prosecutor Turned TV Commentator Just Got Caught Doing Some Dirty Tricks

Star Prosecutor Turned TV Commentator Just Got Caught Doing Some Dirty Tricks by Bennett GershmanLaw & Crime Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi, a tough, seasoned Brooklyn prosecutor claimed she tried over 50 cases and never lost.  She was chief of the Homicide Bureau when she left the office to become a celebrity TV commentator on the Discovery channel. … Read more

The False Conviction of the District Attorney Turned Reality Star

The False Conviction of the District Attorney Turned Reality Star TRUE CONVICTION? Just after Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi parlayed her success as a Brooklyn ADA into a new career as a true-crime TV host, an appeals court reversed one of her signature murder convictions.  by Christopher Ketcham The Daily Beast   Just after Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi parlayed her … Read more

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