Rogue Brooklyn Prosecutor Could Soon Face a Day of Reckoning

Rogue Brooklyn Prosecutor Could Soon Face a Day of Reckoning by THEODORE HAMM THE INDYPENDENT   Anna-Sigga Nicolazzi never lost a homicide case. But evidence is mounting that the star prosecutor won some of her cases by concealing evidence and other unethical practices. Throughout the pandemic, advocates have expressed continued frustration regarding Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s unwillingness … Read more

Prosecutorial Misconduct

Prosecutorial Misconduct “A prosecutor may ‘strike hard blows, but he is not at liberty to strike foul ones. It is as much his duty to refrain from improper methods calculated to produce a wrongful conviction as it is to use every legitimate means to bring about a just one.” –Berger v. United States “It is my … Read more

The Case

The Wrongful Prosecution of John Giuca 1. The Murder On Saturday, October 11, 2003, college student Mark Fisher went out with some friends on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. At a bar, he ran into Angel DiPietro, a classmate from Fairfield University, who was out with some of her friends, including a girl named … Read more

Summary

John Giuca has been wrongfully imprisoned since Dec. 21, 2004 My count upCountup In September of 2003, John Giuca was a college student, studying Criminal Justice at the prestigious John Jay University in New York City. But just two years later, his life would grind to a screeching halt when he was sentenced to 25-years … Read more

Did The Brooklyn DA Frame An Innocent Man For A College Student’s Murder?

Did The Brooklyn DA Frame An Innocent Man For A College Student’s Murder? by Hella Winston Gothamist   It’s not every day that a 27-year veteran of the NYPD openly contradicts a prosecutor and admits under oath that he was “not sure if I believed anything” about a key conversation relayed by a jailhouse informant … Read more