Criminal Law, DNA, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Social Media, Soering, True Crime

Soering: An Eventful Year in Review

We're fast approaching the one-year anniversary of the decision of the Virginia Board of Parole to release Jens Söring and Elizabeth Haysom. I thought it would be a good time to catch up on the year's events, and take a look at where we stand. I. Holdsworth Begins Cleaning the Augean Stables Credit for initiating… Continue reading Soering: An Eventful Year in Review

Criminal Law, DNA, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Soering, True Crime

Podcast Review Part 2: “A Money-Motivated Troll With No Significant Influence”

Here's a few minutes from the recent Söring podcast in which I am quoted and discussed:   Fascinating listening to the attempts of people you've never met to discredit you! Also gratifying to learn that the mere mention of my name triggers a full-on response from Team Söring. The first thing you notice is that… Continue reading Podcast Review Part 2: “A Money-Motivated Troll With No Significant Influence”

Criminal Law, DNA, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Soering, True Crime

Podcast Review Part 1: Söring’s Story Crumbles Further Under Polite Assault from ‘Small Town, Big Crime’

Episode 14 of Small Town Big Crime -- "The Confession" -- is out, with cameo by yours truly. In this post, I'll discuss the podcast as a whole. After that, I'll write a separate post on the strategy Söring and his lawyers are using to try to discredit me. The podcast focuses first on a… Continue reading Podcast Review Part 1: Söring’s Story Crumbles Further Under Polite Assault from ‘Small Town, Big Crime’

Criminal Law, DNA, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Soering, True Crime

3 New Episodes of the Söring Podcast, All Alternate Suspects Eliminated

I've have a bit of work recently, which explains the light posting. But the Small Town, Big Crime podcast by Virginia reporters Rachel Ryan, Jaclyn Piermarini, and Courteney Stuart just dropped three new episodes, and there's some exciting stuff in them. They episodes are called "Elizabeth", "The Love Story", and "The Other Suspects". There's even… Continue reading 3 New Episodes of the Söring Podcast, All Alternate Suspects Eliminated

Criminal Law, DNA, Murder, Soering

Ten Söring Myths, Part 1: The Unknown Males Proven by DNA

There's a good reason things have been quiet here lately -- I've been writing a long-read article for the FAZ (in German) about the case of Jens Söring. I hadn't planned this. But after I published a piece (g) on November 25, 2019 in the FAZ questioning Jens Sörings innocence claims, events started cascading. First,… Continue reading Ten Söring Myths, Part 1: The Unknown Males Proven by DNA