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

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

Podcast Wrapup, Interview, Söring Disinvited

There's been plenty of news in the ongoing correction campaign about Jens Söring. I'll go point-by-point: The Söring System Podcast The final episode of the 8-part podcast "The Söring System" (g), entitled "Control", was released yesterday. This episode focused on Söring's media strategy after landing in Germany in late 2019. He planned it carefully, developing… Continue reading Podcast Wrapup, Interview, Söring Disinvited

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

Jens Söring’s Trial Lawyers Did Not Want the Jury Thinking About DNA

In the last post, I asked why Jens Söring has never asked for DNA testing of the evidence against him. When pressed on this issue, Söring sometimes mentions the testimony of Elmer Gist, Jr., a laboratory analyst who testified at Söring's 1990 trial. Gist had produced a lab report stating that there was insufficient material… Continue reading Jens Söring’s Trial Lawyers Did Not Want the Jury Thinking About DNA

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

Bleg: Has Jens Söring Ever Asked for DNA Testing?

Gentle readers, I have something I'd like your help with. It's pretty simple: I am looking for any public statement by Jens Söring, ever, in which he asks for the evidence in his case to be tested for DNA results. As most of you know, the state of Virginia, as part of a program (g)… Continue reading Bleg: Has Jens Söring Ever Asked for DNA Testing?