Archives for November 2014

Case of the Month: the Zeigler wrongful conviction

Case of the Month: the Zeigler wrongful conviction¬†has been part of my life since 1993 when I started working for Amnesty International in Switzerland. I am appalled that the injustice endures. In December 1975, a quadruple murder took place in the Zeigler Furniture Store in Wintergarden, Florida. The victims were Charles Mays, Virginia and Perry […]

Nominee 2014 ABA Top 100 Blawgs!

Nominee 2014 ABA Top 100 Blawgs! What wonderful news on the day my blog turned five years old: it is nominated for the 2014 American Bar Association’s Top 100 Blawgs (law blogs) in the category criminal justice. Of course, I need your votes. But just like last year, your votes are not for my glory. […]

Fifth Anniversary: Nov 24, 2009-2014

Fifth Anniversary: Nov 24, 2009-2014. This month five years ago, I bought the domain name Defrosting Cold Cases. I made that name up. I wanted to blog about unsolved homicides but predominantly about those cases where the victim had absolutely (or hardly any) no web presence and those victims who had no celebrity spokesperson attached […]

Case of the Month: Lisa Peak – Julie Benning – Valerie Klossowsky

Case of the Month: Lisa Peak – Julie Benning – Valerie Klossowsky is a guest post written for DCC by Jody Ewing, the blogger behind Iowa Cold Cases. I was contacted a while ago by a reader, Tom, who alerted me to Lisa’s case. After an Internet search, Jody and I decided to work on […]