Category Archives: International Justice

Justice Achieved for the Elkhart 4

Thursday February 11, 2016 is the day that justice was achieved for the Elkhart 4.  Today Jose Quiroz appeared before an Elkhart judge and his murder conviction was vacated.  Jose was then sentenced to 10 years in prison for burglary.  With good time credit Jose is expected to be released in 2016 or early 2017. Jose Quiroz was supported by

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What Is Next For Jose?

Jose Quiroz plead guilty to a crime, felony murder . . . . a crime the Indiana Supreme Court now says he never should have been charged with let along convicted of. One day after the Indiana Supreme Court said this Jose is sitting in prison with a 45-year sentence while the three others have had their sentences vacated and are

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The Case of the Elkhart 4 Captures the Attention of an International Audience

From Norway, to Belgium, from Canada, to the UK, to The Netherlands and beyond the story of the Elkhart 4 continues to make news internationally. BELGIUM Here is a headline from a Belgian news site on Thursday February 26, 2015. Hoe krijgt een ‘onschuldige’ tiener 55 jaar celstraf voor moord?   Translated the article title is “How does an “innocent” teen get 55

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Jose Quiroz and the Elkhart 4 a Topic of Study in a Norwegian Classroom

The complex case of the Elkhart 4 has engaged people of differing opinions in a debate about the Indiana Felony Murder statute and juveniles.  As heated as this debate can be, participants on both sides celebrate the value of open debate and dialogue in a democratic society.  No more is the ideas of debate and open discussion more valuable that the

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The Guardian Writes About Blake Layman of the Elkhart 4

One of the biggest newspapers in the UK, The Guardian, has written an in-depth article featuring Blake Layman of the Elkhart 4.  Ed Pilkington has written an article that looks at the felony murder rule in Indiana and the situation around the case of the Elkhart 4.  It is a great read for anyone interested in this case. To read

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