Fact 1: A Violation of Privacy was experienced by all persons at: 4130 Wedgewood Drive, NE in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. January 7, 1998
FACT 2: January 2 - Steve Jackson Jr. (family attorney) advised Nancy Smith (my mother) not to talk to anyone until we could figure out what was going on. My mother owned the house that the child was injured in and was questioning the liability as a landlord.
FACT 3: January 6- Cedar Rapids Police Detective Slezak spoke to my mother on the phone and was told about the conversation that had taken place January 2, with Steve Jackson Jr. The purpose of the call was to have me give ANOTHER statement to the police. Steve Jackson Jr. was to set up a meeting with myself and the Police. This meeting was never arranged.
FACT 4: January 7 - Cedar Rapids Detective Wayne Slezak and Detective Kent Choate talked Jessica Blough into wearing a wire and entering my mother's home in hopes they could coerce me into a confession. THIS IS A BLANTANT VIOLATION OF YOUR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS AS A U.S. Citizen. This is what is known better as a 'police state'.
FACT5: January 9, I was arrested at my mother’s house with no more information than before January 4.
Since the Trial of August 1998.
October 1999. Sean had a oral hearing before the Iowa Court of Appeals.
January 2000. Sean's Appeal was turned down by the Iowa Court of Appeals.
March 2000. Sean case was sent back to District Court for Post-Conviction Relief by the Iowa Supreme Court citing ineffective assistance of Counsel.
2002. Sean's Trial Prosecutor (Denver Dillard) is appointed to the bench as a judge on the recommendation of Sean's Trial Judge David Remley.
June 2005. Sean attended Post Conviction Relief - another step in the process. Sean is back in court with experts to prove the child did sustain a fatal injury from a fall and on 5th and 6th amendment issues. There were eleven issues presented to show Sean's innocence. The Bio-Mechanical Engineer (Richard W. McLay) and Child Forensic Pathologist (Janice J. Ophoven) both testified a fall was the apparent cause not Shaken Baby. After the trial Sean's attorneys, Jon and Jerald Kinnamon felt they had a win and were going to prepare bonding documents.
March 2006. Judge David Baker (on a political fast-track refused to address the major issues in his ruling) Therefore he denied the request for new trial.
October 2007. Iowa Court of Appeals denies new trial for PCR. (Judge David Baker
from PCR is on the Iowa Court of Appeals Bench and sits in on the Appeal Decision).
Dec 2007. Iowa Supreme Court refused to review PCR decision. (Judge David Baker is now on the Iowa Supreme Court bench).
March 2009. Federal Appeal is filed with Judge Linda R. Reade. Federal Judge for the Northern District of Iowa. Appeal filed by Paul Rosenberg.
June 2009. Judge gives Appeal to Magistrate (Jon Stuart Scoles) for Review.
July 2009. Magistrate's decision of review. His denial of a new trial does not support his written findings.
August 2009. Counsel (Paul Rosenberg) files Arguments to Magistrate's decision and Sean's submits his Pro Se of rebuttal to Magistrate's Ruling on items not covered by Paul Rosenberg.
February 2011. Judge Linda Reade discounts Counsel Argument on Magistrate's Ruling and refuses to review or rule on Sean's Pro Se. Also, refuses to issue a Certificate of Appealability to the 8th Circuit Court.
February 2011. Request for Certificate of Appealability filed with U.S. 8"h Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis, MO
June 2011. Request for Certificate of Appealability denied by U.S. 8th Circuit Court.
July 2011. Sean files Pro Se Petition for Rehearing In Banc to the U.S. 8th Circuit Court for Certificate of Appealability.
August 2011. U.S. 8th Circuit Court refuses Petition for Rehearing in Banc.
Our lawyers have all commented - saying that there is NO REASON Sean O'Geary should not be free at this moment.
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