Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Das System Söring / The Söring System, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Soering, True Crime

After the “Ideology Bomb”: What is Team Söring’s Next Move?

Note: This post, like all my posts on this subject, consists solely of my opinions and commentary (except for specific citations to public sources) and of informed speculation about possible future events which may or may not come to pass. This of course should go without saying, but given the new tone in Söring's public… Continue reading After the “Ideology Bomb”: What is Team Söring’s Next Move?

Criminal Law, Das System Söring / The Söring System, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Soering, True Crime

Deutschlandfunk: German Journalism “Blind to its own Prejudices”

Yesterday Deutschlandfunk -- Germany's nationwide public-radio service, published an opinion piece (g) by Matthias Dell called "The Murderer and the Media". In it, Dell discusses the "Söring System" podcast (shortly to be released in English) and takes the German media to task for having explicitly taken Söring's side for 15 years. Here are a few… Continue reading Deutschlandfunk: German Journalism “Blind to its own Prejudices”

Criminal Law, Das System Söring / The Söring System, Evidence, Murder, Self-Promotion, Soering, True Crime

A Curious, Revealing Report from Sindelfingen/Böblingen

Update: I got a very nice email from Matthias Staber, the journalist who wrote the article. He explained that he did not intend to endorse Jens Söring's innocence narrative, he was just reporting that some Söring supporters did. He also said he found that the efforts of some Söring critics -- who emailed not only… Continue reading A Curious, Revealing Report from Sindelfingen/Böblingen

Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Das System Söring / The Söring System, Death Penalty, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Soering, True Crime

Vetter and Steinberger Got Important Facts Wrong, and Apparently Don’t Care

Anyone who's followed the case knows that Marcus Vetter and Karin Steinberger uncritically swallowed their friend Jens Söring's innocence tale, and that nothing they say about the case can be taken at face value. But what's remarkable is how many basic facts they've gotten wrong in their statements. That's going to be the focus of… Continue reading Vetter and Steinberger Got Important Facts Wrong, and Apparently Don’t Care

Basic Rights, Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Das System Söring / The Söring System, Death Penalty, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Soering, True Crime

Is Jens Söring Dangerous? A Pro and Contra

People often ask me whether I think Jens Söring is dangerous. I should say here that I've never met Söring. What follows is based on my study of his case and his personality, based on what he and other folks have said. And I'm no psychiatrist! But it's something I've given some thought to, since… Continue reading Is Jens Söring Dangerous? A Pro and Contra