Posted by copwatch | Fri, 08/03/2012 - 8:03pm story
Please join together for COTTON DAY, Thursday August 9th
Street music (acoustic) CONCERT at 4:00 pm
Clarke Plaza 3rd and E Sts, Eureka
Bring your own chair. Bring a sign.
Remember Martin Cotton. Resist the Injustice... which continues....
Posted by copwatch | Sun, 03/18/2012 - 3:21pm story
The Framing of Kevin Cooper, on San Quentin’s Death Row -- An interview with J. Patrick O’Connor
By Hans Bennett, Prison Radio
On February 20, San Quentin Prison (just North of San Francisco) was the site of a groundbreaking "Occupy San Quentin" demonstration linking Occupy Wall Street with the anti-prison movement. Inside on San Quentin’s death row is a man named Kevin Cooper, whose case for innocence is widely considered to be one of the most compelling today. Indeed, when the Ninth Circuit Court ruled against Cooper’s final appeal in 2009, Judge William A. Fletcher wrote in his 101 page dissenting opinion that “the State of California may be about to execute an innocent man.”
Kevin Cooper’s controversial 1985 conviction and death sentence is the subject of a new book by veteran journalist J. Patrick O’Connor entitled, Scapegoat: The Chino Hills Murders and The Framing of Kevin Cooper. O’Connor is the editor of www.crimemagazine.com and the author of The Framing of Mumia Abu-Jamal (Lawrence Hill, 2008). He has previously worked as a reporter for UPI, editor of Cincinnati Magazine, associate editor of TV Guide, and editor and publisher of the Kansas City New Times.
Posted by copwatch | Wed, 07/27/2011 - 12:00am story
Victim was shot twice in back of head and upper back by APD officers on August 29th, 2009.
Victim was removed from John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek on Sept 1 and returned to family by Lt. Orman. John Muir thought victim was being released to county hospital for continuing care. Lt. Orman instructed family that the police report would be ready in couple of weeks, after 6 months and still no police report.
Posted by copwatch | Fri, 08/26/2011 - 11:05pm story
Prisoner advocates rally in Sacramento for reform of system
Posted by copwatch | Tue, 05/17/2011 - 12:57am story
Dear Redwood Curtain Cop Watch,
Does ‘Dereliction-of-Duty’ Just Happen Serendipitously?
Posted by copwatch | Fri, 05/13/2011 - 11:45pm story
"To Kill or Not to Kill...
Be Killed or Not Be Killed...
Posted by copwatchadmin | Thu, 10/09/2008 - 4:22pm event
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