IN THE NEWS AND AROUND THE BLOGOSPHERE
On the fallout from the wrongful conviction of Michael Morton in Texas: Ross Ramsey, NY Times, For Prosecutors, Job’s No Longer a Sure Thing.
On the Amanda Cox case and the absurdities of Italian law: Edward J. Epstein, Huff. Post, The Amanda Knox Circus – Again.
On the arrest of the wrong man in the case of the ricin-poisoned letters sent to President Obama and Senator Roger Wicker of Mississippi: Aaron Kase, Lawyers.Com, How To Fight False Criminal Charges.
On “death row” survivors and the abject failures of the US criminal justice system: David A. Love, Huff. Post, U.S. Death Row Survivors Are One For Ten.
This post was written by Torrence Lewis
Torrence Lewis is an federal appellate practitioner with a focus on white collar and complex commercial litigation. He has served as co-counsel in dozens of cases primarily in the Fifth Circuit, resulting in published opinions in over 95% of those cases. Mr. Lewis is a magna cum laude graduate of the Indiana University Maurer School of Law in Bloomington, Indiana. During law school Mr. Lewis was co-counsel, as student practitioner, in over twenty felony criminal appeals, including direct appeals and habeas litigation in death penalty cases, before the Indiana Court of Appeals, Indiana Supreme Court, and the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.
Torrence Lewis is licensed in Illinois, Pennsylvania, the United States Courts of Appeal for the Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, Seventh, Tenth and Eleventh Circuits as well as numerous Federal District Courts.