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

A Correction Re: Söring’s Lawyer’s Phone Call

I'd like to thank the Wikipedia editor Elefantikus -- during an exchange on the German Jens Söring Wikipedia page, he pointed out a part of the trial testimony that seems to contradict the meaning of one of the Söring custody log entries I have mentioned in my writing on the case. The entry in question… Continue reading A Correction Re: Söring’s Lawyer’s Phone Call

Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Soering, True Crime

“Shut up”: Comic Relief at a Murder Trial

First, a podcast update. Well, not really an update: There's really not much to report here, except that the podcast is moving forward briskly. A great team of people has been working on it for a long while, and we're nearing the end. It's still probably a few months away, but it will happen, and… Continue reading “Shut up”: Comic Relief at a Murder Trial

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

A Bleg: Did Söring Attack Elizabeth Haysom in Court?

I wanted to briefly address one of the more interesting incidents in the Söring saga, but one which I still haven't been able to confirm with as many sources as I'd like. Both during her 1987 trial and her testimony in Jens Söring's 1990 trial, Elizabeth Haysom testified that Söring was so enraged by her… Continue reading A Bleg: Did Söring Attack Elizabeth Haysom in Court?

Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Evidence, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Self-Promotion, Soering, True Crime

Exciting News: Upcoming Jens Söring Podcast

If you've been following Jens Söring's media campaign in Germany, you may have  noticed something odd. Every time he's interviewed, the interviewer says something like: "This is neither the time nor the place to debate Jens Söring's guilt or innocence." I, for one, happen to think the question of whether the person sitting across from… Continue reading Exciting News: Upcoming Jens Söring Podcast

Comparative Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Evidence, Mordakte Jens Söring, Murder, Police and Prosecutors, Soering, True Crime

Mordakte Jens Söring: Vernehmung vom 7. Juni 1986

Bitte entschuldigen Sie die etwas längere Pause, ich war in letzter Zeit ziemlich beschäftigt. Jetzt aber kommt die neueste Folge von "Mordakte Söring". Diesmal handelt es sich um das Protokoll der Aufnahme der Vernehmung von Jens Söring vom 7. Juni 1986. Diese Vernehmung ist deutlich länger als die beide Vernehmungen, die ich vorhin gepostet habe.… Continue reading Mordakte Jens Söring: Vernehmung vom 7. Juni 1986