Thursday, March 12, 2015

Now What?

Since the recent denial of our motion to the Appellate Court, the question has been raised as to what is next for Shane's case.

At this writing, here is what is happening:
  • we are preparing to go to Federal Court to seek a new trial. Also, according to a recent ruling, it may be possible to appeal once again to the State court.
  • we have been in contact with Tanzina Vega, a NY Times reporter who specializes in the Bronx court system. Ms. Vega has spoken with Doug Walters, our investigator.
  • Cameron Fegers, a student at Columbia University in NYC has taken a strong interest in the case. Cameron is organizing a demonstration at Columbia on Shane's behalf.

What Can I Do?
  • contact the journalism department of a college or university to see if students might take interest in reporting on Shane's case: the case represents an individual injustice as well as a systemic injustice.
  • share Shane's story and this blog with friends/colleagues
  • write to Shane:
Mr. Shane Watson
Fishkill Correctional Facility
PO Box 1245
Beacon, NY 12508
Thank you,
Will Duchon

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