Category Archives: wrongful conviction

Petition

Please take a moment to sign my petition which will go along with my applicationĀ  asking Governor Newsom to commute my wrongful conviction sentence while we wait for the ruling from my 2017 Evidentiary Hearing in Sacramento. Every signature counts … Continue reading

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DVI 1: Welcome to Tracy

The following is the first in a series of posts Sean is writing about his experience at Duel Vocational Institution in 2006. Built in 1953, DVI is located in San Joaquin, CA. It serves as a reception center for all … Continue reading

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Those Around Me by Sean

“We are in prison, we are supposed to do illegal things.” That was a statement I recently heard another man say as he walked past me in the prison day room. I still find such an attitude shocking, even though … Continue reading

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Still Waiting

When my habeas corpus petition was before the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the oral arguments hearing was held July 6, 2015. Just over 3 months later on October 25, 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court issued their ruling ordering … Continue reading

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Family Visit 8: True Colors

Sean and I had our 8th Family Visit September 22nd-24th 2018. Family Visiting seems separated from the rest of the world, and it is. It feels cut off from everything, sort of like being aware while dreaming. Maybe it’s because … Continue reading

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Family Visit 7: One Year Wedding Anniversary

Drawing by Emelia, colored by Sean August 11, 2018 was beginning of our most recent Family Visit at Corcoran State Prison. The following day was our one year wedding anniversary. Sean and I felt incredibly lucky to get to celebrate … Continue reading

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Ning’s First Visit

On March 24, 2018 I brought my good friend, Ning, with me to visit my husband for the first time. Ning and I have been friends for over 6 years, and she has wanted to meet Sean for a long … Continue reading

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15 Years Lost: Sean’s poem for English class

Darkness descends too young with uncontrolled pain ripping apart freedom lost in the confusion untold why, why does the cold constrain? words spoken, lies all around still freedom lost in confusion untold Order marinated in the form of kangaroos held … Continue reading

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Family Visit 4: Rain Clouds

March 3, 2018 The morning I went into Family Visit was dark and cloudy. A few hours later, we heard the sound of thunder in the distance. We went out the door into the small outdoor space and stood together … Continue reading

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Positive Programing

I thought it might be nice to talk about what Sean does in prison. When most people think of prison, they picture inmates locked in their cell all day whiling away the endless hours doing useless things like carving into … Continue reading

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