Amy Weirich, DA, Shelby County, Tennessee: Drop the Charges! No Fourth Trial for Tim McKinney!
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Amy Weirich

Amy Weirich, DA, Shelby County, Tennessee: Drop the Charges! No Fourth Trial for Tim McKinney!

    1. Petition by

      Lee W

      Queens, NY

Tim McKinney was convicted and sentenced to death in 1999, in a proceeding that a Tennessee judge would later decry as “fundamentally unfair.” The trial was flawed from start to finish. Tim's conviction was overturned on appeal but he has been retried twice in Shelby County, despite strong evidence of his innocence and despite the huge taxpayer expense of mounting a capital trial. Both have ended in hung juries. Enough is enough: there is too much doubt in Timothy McKinney’s case. Join us in telling District Attorney General Amy Weirich: Drop the charges, no fourth trial!

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    Reasons for signing

    • adam weand MEMPHIS, TN
      • 9 months ago

      Amy Weirich is one sided in all of her decisions. She has yet to indict any public worker or government official for any of their misconducts and crimes. She needs to be removed from office by any means necessary. Whatever the costs.

    • Dominque Elliott CHARLOTTE, NC
      • 11 months ago

      I don't believe in the death penalty and that we have a flawed justice system

    • Lyla Bugara BERKELEY, CA
      • 12 months ago

      Timothy McKinney is innocent, his wrongful conviction and the drawing out of this trial process is a tragedy for both Timothy and the family of police officer Donald Williams. No Fourth Trial!

    • Sara Willingham HOPE MILLS, NC
      • 12 months ago

      Simply put -- Justice

    • Bridget Riley NASHVILLE, TN
      • 12 months ago

      The Shelby County police and prosecutors have shown time and time again that their institutions are largely corrupt. Multiple questionable convictions have come out of their offices (and practices such as withholding exculpatory evidence and coercing false eyewitness testimony seem to be the norm around there). Clearly Mr. McKinney cannot be convicted beyond reasonable doubt for this crime. It is unconscionable that he be put through a FOURTH trial. This is a complete waste of tax payer money and of Mr. McKinney's life. He needs to be released immediately.


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