FairPlay

FairPlay

FairPlay is an original discussion series from JustcieNews.Net where a "Fair" dialog takes place from the vantage point of the one being accused, and brings forward those voices that are mostly ignored. Hosted by Justice News managing editor Imran Siddiqui FairPlay sheds light on the injustices in the U.S. justice system, based on facts, data and ground realities, without any fear to speak the truth. FairPlay Conversations@Justice News un-covers a wide variety of issues ranging from criminal justice reform, to racial discrimination, bias, corruption, punishment, rehabilitation and seeking justice for the wrongly convicted. FairPlay guests come from all walks of life sharing their perspectives and real-life experiences that are directly impacted by decisions made within the U.S. judicial systems. FairPlay music credits at SoundStripe. Views expressed by the guests in this program are their own views and are not endorsed by Justice News. Justice News.Net highlights and uncovers the Injustices taking place in communities across America today and provides analysis on how the United States Justice System ensures fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans. Our focus is on “Justice for all” and particularly for those individuals who are incarcerated, in captivity or convicted and imprisoned wrongfully. Check out the The JPaper read The JBlog listen to the audio series FairPlay and discover FreeCaptives. At Justice News we report the under-reported through the eyes of justice, ears of mercy, heart of compassion and we are armed with the truth. JusticeNews.Net

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September 8, 2021 135 min

Explicit Content Warning | 18 + | For Mature Audience

September 8 2021 | Imran Siddiqui | Justice News

Isn't it the responsibility of the prosecutors, the judges and the police officers to seek the truth, to seek justice? Or are they in it just to seek convictions?

Many argue that now in America, you are first presumed guilty rather than innocent, and after getting wrongfully convicted, you can spend the rest of your remain...

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At the Wrong Place. At the Wrong Time.

Explicit Content Warning | 18 + | For Mature Audience

August 19 2021 | Imran Siddiqui | Justice News

Trinity Matthisen has spent the last two decades of his life inside a prison. Right now he is somewhere in Michigan, behind bars, in a small, very uncomfortable cage, for something, he says, he did not do, for a crime, evidence may prove, he did not commit.

Can you imagine what I just said,...

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FairPlay EP 8 | John Ortiz Kehoe | Justice for an Accuser a Defendant and a Missing Girl - 

Explicit Content Warning | 18 + | For Mature Audience Only.

August 14 2021 | Imran Siddiqui | Justice News.Net

What do you do when out of three the people you have, the only one who can tell you exactly what happened, is dead?

How much truth can you find in the remaining two people, one of whom is an accuser and the other one, a defendan...

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FairPlay EP 7 | Luke Wirkkala, Acquitted

The Right To Defend Myself

July 22, 2021 | Imran Siddiqui | JusticeNews.Net

You have got to seriously pause for a few seconds and put yourself in this situation, after I ask you this question...

What do you do in a moment when you are under assault?...

Should you give in.

Should you run?

Or Should you fight…

There’s not much time left for other questions here.

But what if the attack is also ...

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FairPlay EP 6 | Lydell Grant Is Exonerated

How to convict an innocent man in America, but not get away with it, this time.

June 10, 2021 | Imran Siddiqui | JusticeNews.Net

Justice for Lydell has finally been achieved but not without a hard fight. In our previous episode of FairPlay we spoke to Mike Ware the defense attorney for Lydell Grant and we discussed Lydell's extraordinary case of wrongful imprisonment and its following ...

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June 1, 2021 | Imran Siddiqui | JusticeNews.Net

Lydell Grant spent more than 9 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, but being free now, safe in the comfort of his home in Houston Texas, didn't come without a fight. It took him a decade to break free from the chains of a Cruel Prison-System where he was unjustly incarcerated for almost a decade.

On this journey Lydell didn't fight alone. His attorney Mike Ware was...

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FairPlay Ep4 | Exonerated with Valentino Dixon

It Took 27 Years For Him To Get Justice

May 17, 2021 | Imran Siddiqui | JusticeNews.Net

Joining me on this episode of FairPlay is someone who persistently fought for justice for his own life and his freedom and for the truth and he got it but it took him about 27 years to get there, and his name is Valentino Dixon. And he spoke with us out of Buffalo NewYork.

On June 12, 1992, the jury...

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FairPlay Episode 3 | Exonerations with Barbara O’Brien

The cost of incarcerating the innocent

May 9, 2021 | Imran Siddiqui | JusticeNews.Net

The mission of The National Registry of Exonerations is to provide comprehensive information on exonerations of innocent criminal defendants in order to prevent future false convictions by learning from past errors.

But have we done just that?

Joining me on this episode of FairPlay and to spea...

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April 26, 2021 31 min

FairPlay EP2 | Christopher Tucker

19 Years And Counting For A Crime He Says He Did Not Commit

April 26, 2021 | Imran Siddiqui | JusticeNews.Net

Here we go again. Another one of those bizarre cases where you can easily see the ongoing injustices within the U.S. judicial system, despite the claims that America is one of the last beacons of hope to find justice in this wretched world where power, greed and self righteousness rules the...

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April 19, 2021 44 min

FairPlay Episode 1 | Michael Thompson

25 years of torment. Much deeper are the wounds.

April 18, 2021 | Imran Siddiqui | JusticeNews.Net

To discuss the challenges in finding justice in America we are joined by Kimberly Kendall Corral on our debut episode of FairPlay. Kim is a criminal defense attorney at kimlawcrimlaw.com based out of Cleveland Ohio where she handles multiple criminal defense cases that can make your head spin. Lik...

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