Bonnie Foreshaw, a woman who has been in prison far too long serving a sentence she never should have gotten, has been granted a clemency hearing in Connecticut after investigative reporting by Andy Thibault uncovered damning evidence of malpractice.
The new information was a blistering five-page memo written by Superior Court Judge Jon Blue 24 years ago when he was a public defender.
In the memo, to then Chief of Legal Services Joette Katz, Judge Blue excoriated fellow public defender Dennis O’Toole for “disturbing” and “shocking malpractice” taking “a number of forms” in the Foreshaw case.
Andy is a contributor to Polizeros. Well done, Andy, well done.