Devonia Inman

Georgia Supreme Court Adopts Rule to Hold Prosecutors Accountable for Misconduct

Georgia Supreme Court Adopts Rule to Hold Prosecutors Accountable for Misconduct “The primary duty of the prosecutor is to seek justice within the bounds of the law, not merely to convict. The prosecutor serves the public interest and should act with integrity and balanced judgment to increase public safety both by pursuing appropriate criminal charges […]

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Court Grants Devonia Inman’s Habeas Corpus Petition!

Great News! A Chattooga County Superior Court Judge has granted Devonia Inman’s habeas corpus petition, finding that he was wrongfully convicted. Judge Kristina Cook Graham determined that Devonia’s constitutional rights were violated, including by the prosecution’s failure to disclose evidence suggesting a different man committed the crime. Each violation, according to Judge Graham, “demonstrates the

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September 2019 Devonia Inman Case Update

We have more EXCITING NEWS in the Devonia Inman case!  Yesterday, the Georgia Supreme Court rejected the Georgia State Attorney General’s efforts to stop Devonia Inman’s habeas case from proceeding to a hearing on the merits.  Additionally, Presiding Justice Nahmias and Chief Justice Melton issued extraordinary concurring opinions reminding prosecutors to “ensure that justice is being

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Update on the Devonia Inman Case

In so many post-conviction innocence cases the biggest hurdle we face comes from the State successfully arguing: “Innocence does not matter. You’re too late; you should have brought your claims earlier.”  Too often, the criminal legal system denies justice in the interest of finality and maintaining the status quo. We are therefore thrilled to report

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Listen to ‘Murder Below the Gnat Line’: GIP Case Featured in Season 4 of AJC’s ‘Breakdown’

In the early morning darkness in little Adel, night manager Donna Brown locked up the Taco Bell and carried the evening’s receipts — $1,732 — out to her car. But she never made it. A person with a.44-caliber pistol shot her through the right eye, stole the money bag and took Brown’s black Monte Carlo. The killer dumped the car not far away at an old Pizza Hut. Listen now.

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