Christopher Corso Weighs In on the Richard Chrisman Verdict

Accountability and Credibility of Arizona Prosecutors

Recently revisited cases of Debra Milke and now Drayton Witt are raising questions regarding the accountability and credibility of Arizona prosecutors. Milke spent more than 20 years in prison after being accused and convicted in 1989 of conspiring to commit murder, murdering, kidnapping and abusing her four-year-old son and was later sentenced to death. Milke’s case has been highly publicized, and she is awaiting a retrial due to a mistake made in the earliest stages of her original conviction. A Miranda waiver was never signed by Milke, meaning that she never gave up her right to remain silent. This crucial […]