Thursday, June 2, 2022

Isaac Wright

Some stories give me hope. Such as the story of Isaac Wright. After being wrongly convicted of being a drug kingpin and sentenced to life in prison, he tirelessly worked to overturn his conviction. After seven years he was exonerated, went to school to get his bachelor's and law degrees and eventually the police and judicial officials who had corruptly imprisoned him were themselves arrested.

The level of crime committed by lawyers, prosecutors and judges is amazingly high. Very few people are aware of this. The situation is similar to how law enforcement was viewed in the past when it came to crimes they committed. It used to be a cop could shoot an unarmed person in the back multiple time and no one would question them if they stated they acted because they were in fear of their life. Not so much anymore.Frome Wikipedia:

Hopefully our view of judicial officials will undergo a similar change. 

From Wikipedia:

Somerset County Prosecutor, Nicholas L. Bissell Jr., who had prosecuted Wright’s case, was identified as the orchestrator of the misconduct. Bissell directed police officers to falsify reports, while he personally dictated the false testimony of witnesses against Wright. Bissell further made secret deals with defense attorneys to have their clients lie to the jury that Wright was their drug boss and that they had pled guilty and were going to prison

Dugan pled guilty to official misconduct in order to escape prison. Wright’s trial judge, Michael Imbriani, who further concealed the secret deals through illegal sentencing schemes, was removed from the bench and incarcerated on unrelated theft charges. Bissell, after learning of Dugan’s confession on TV news, took flight with federal authorities in pursuit and later committed suicide when police tried to apprehend him. Wright’s remaining convictions were vacated, and after having spent over seven years in prison, he was immediately released and ultimately exonerated of all the charges.

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