Release Rene Lima-Marin
  • Petitioning John W Suthers

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Attorney General
John W Suthers
Chief Judge
Alan Loeb
Office of the Attorney General
Catherine P. Adkisson

Release Rene Lima-Marin

    1. Jasmine Lima-Marin
    2. Petition by

      Jasmine Lima-Marin

      Aurora, CO

My husband Rene Michael Lima-Marin was incarcerated in 1998 at the age of 19 and served 10 years of his 16 year sentence for robbery in which he used an unloaded gun and no one was hurt. He was released in 2008 and placed on parole which he successfully completed in 2013. But in January 2014 it was determined that a clerical error had been made and he was sent back to prison for an additional 90 years.  

During his six years of freedom, Rene strived to be a productive member of society.  He had been rehabilitated and took full advantage of this second chance; we had a child, purchased a home, and got married. He coached his step-son’s soccer team, mentored other youth to stay out of trouble, and maintained full time employment so he could support our family.

To take him away from our family and lock him up for the rest of his life is unjust.

I certainly do not want to make light of the mistakes that Rene made as a teenager but I do call into question the life sentence Rene and our family faces. Does a man that was formally released from the penal system, met all the conditions of this release, and turned his life around deserve this type of justice? Are we as a society really willing to accept that a clerical error is enough justification to rip apart a family?  

Rehabilitate means to help re-adapt, as to a former state of health or good repute. The entire penal system was created to rehabilitate and restore individuals to be productive members of society.  

Please sign my petition asking Attorney General John Suthers, Arapahoe County Chief Judge William Blair Sylvester, and Colorado Appeals Chief Judge Alan Loeb to release Rene from this unjust sentencing. I ask for this so he may return home where he can continue to be a tax paying model employee, an engaged and loving father and a supportive husband.

To:
John W Suthers, Attorney General
Alan Loeb, Chief Judge
Catherine P. Adkisson, Office of the Attorney General
Release Rene Michael Lima-Marin

Sincerely,
[Your name]

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    1. Lets get one step closer to #FREERENE

      Jasmine Lima-Marin
      Petition Organizer

      Hello everyone I would like to update you all on our progress. On September 16, 2014 Together Colorado and a group of 30 clergy members teamed up with our family and friends in support of Rene’s release. We held a Vigil/Rally outside of the Governors Manson and hand delivered letters to encourage Rene’s release to Governor John Hickenlooper and the Colorado State Attorney General John W. Suthers. At this time I am asking everyone who has already signed our petition to ask 5-10 individuals to sign. We are 30,494 signatures away from 300,000 signatures, let’s pull together and reach this goal.
      I have had several people ask me how they can help out financially with our situation, to make a donation or contribute directly to Rene’s Commissary needs I have added the information to the bottom of the petition page. This should make it easier for everyone to find it. You can also go to gofundme then search by entering Rene Lima-Marin or visit Jpay.com to contribute directly to Rene and enter inmate # 104973.
      For more information please feel free to join us on Facebook:
      "Rene Lima-Marin Release" and we hope you'll join us there. Please continue to share our story and this petition with everyone you can!!!

      Together we can all help #FREERENE.

      GOD Bless you all!!
      Jasmine Lima-Marin

    2. To help out with legal fees please see below

      Jasmine Lima-Marin
      Petition Organizer

      I want to personally thank everyone who has signed and shared the petition! We appreciate each one of you. With your help we have been able to reach 268,667 signatures.

      A lot of people want to know how to help out with attorney fees but have been having a hard time finding the information to make a donation. I have added the information to the bottom of the petition page. This should make it easier for everyone to find it. You can also go to gofundme then search by entering Rene Lima-Marin.

      Do you know we have a Facebook page where you can keep up with our progress? It's called "Rene Lima-Marin Release" and we hope you'll join us there. Please continue to share our story and this petition with everyone you can!!!

      Together we can all help #FREERENE.

      GOD Bless you all!!
      Jasmine Lima-Marin

    3. To make a donation to help with legal fees for Rene

      Jasmine Lima-Marin
      Petition Organizer
      Click here to support Legal Fees for Rene Michael Lima-Marin by Jasmine Lima-Marin

      Our life has changed drastically and I am asking for help. Rene had made some mistakes in his teenage life and as a result he served a total of 10 years in prison from 1998 to 2008 for robbery. Once Rene was released from prison he thought this was his chance to start a new life.

    4. Reached 200,000 signatures
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      Jasmine Lima-Marin
      Petition Organizer

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    6. Reached 40,000 signatures
    7. Reached 4,000 signatures

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    • Vestria Barlow CONROE, TX
      • 1 day ago

      This country hates its own people.

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    • Tino Huynh ELK GROVE, CA
      • 3 days ago

      Unfair and cruel punishments should not go unheard!

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    • kenya johnson THORNTON, CO
      • 4 days ago

      This is unlawful and wrong

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    • Jessica Bentley ARCADIA, FL
      • 5 days ago

      This is where our justice systems fails us... men and women serve and die for our country to be free and for a man to be unjustly incarcerated is truly beyond me...

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    • KE Spaulding HADLEY, PA
      • 5 days ago

      When a person is utilizing their second chance. If anyone has ever been given a second chance, they need to have mercy on this man. 90 yrs is excessive, especially when the parents who tragically end their own child s life due to abuse and neglect on average serve less time than the child was even alive!!

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