The archive contains an electronic (pdf) edition of the suppressed book "Smith County Justice" by investigative journalist David Ellsworth. Smith County Justice book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The non-fiction book Smith County Justice was written as an exp. Editorial Reviews. About the Author. David Ellsworth gained fame as an investigative author in the s and hasn't stopped since them. The author of 16 books.
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Margaret Chase of the Newark Evening News said of Smith County Justice. Smith County Justice and millions of other books are available for site Kindle . The non-fiction book Smith County Justice was written as an exposé of . Rush, released six years after Smith County Justice, was based on a. The non-fiction book Smith County Justice was written as an exposé of governmental corruption in the East Texas town of Tyler, the county seat.
It's a community overtly proud of it's Christian heritage, yet either completely unaware that these things are occurring, or turning a blind eye so as to not be witness to such tragedies.
Before discovering this book, I did lots of research on Smith County while trying to aid a young man that had been incarcerated. Additionally, there are numerous articles and blogs committed to enlightening the world on the injustices occurring in this beautiful town. As of today, , Jack Skeen is still a presiding judge in Smith County. Why would a good, Christian community allow this man to remain in office, unopposed?
The events in Smith County Justice take place before Jack Skeen arrived in office, yet I recognized many of the names; people still engaged in the community.
It's shocking that nothing has changed. I downloadd this copy, easily on site, from Open Seas Press. I encourage all my Tyler friends to read this, start discussion groups and educate themselves.
Take action. For unknown reasons, this story has been stifled in the press, but the villain in the story was rewarded with a million dollar blockbuster for telling their story.
Just another injustice. I will be sharing my copy. I will also be getting active within my current county.
They shall not suppress facts or secrete witnesses capable of establishing the innocence of the accused. The six defendants have been in jail or prison since their arrest in Two of the defendants had their sentences overturned on appeal.
You could say I could — — and well, I did — — write a book about it. My name is Kerry Max Cook.
First in with District Attorney A. It was a desperate mind-numbing legal nightmare to try and persuade someone — — ANYONE — — to believe the only reason I was sitting on death row facing an executioner was because A.
This prosecutorial suborned perjury would be used to deny bond, to attain indictment, and then to persuade a jury to convict and sentence me to death. It was the first of several egregious fabrications, gross suppression of exculpatory evidence and the subornation of perjury used to support nearly three more trials, two reversals, two convictions, and an execution date.
For the next 11 months while I waited in darkness for a trial, A. Clark, III completely made up a case. Below are but a few of the well documented, judicially acknowledged examples of misconduct: A.
Edwards and was previously an invited guest in her apartment three days before her murder. Clark, III pressured a crime-scene detective to provide critical false testimony: a to fraudulently obtain an arrest warrant for which no probable cause existed; b to fraudulently secure an indictment from the Grand Jury; and c to obtain wrongful convictions from two different juries.