• Did Tennessee Father Convicted of Shaken Baby Syndrome Get a Fair Trial?

    In 2014, Health Impact News brought you a story about a Jonesborough, Tennessee, couple Joe and Charlotte Whitaker, who were accused of Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS). The local police charged the couple following a 911 call from Joe Whitaker on August 15, 2013, when their son, Jaden, became unresponsive. Jaden was diagnosed with the controversial Shaken Baby Syndrome by a “child abuse specialist," Dr. Mary Palmer of the University of Knoxville Medical Center. In an update to this tragedy, the formerly happy family of five has lost everything. The couple lost their son to the state in 2014, and recently Charlotte lost her husband, home, and job. Joe Whitaker is now in jail for a crime his family says he did not commit.

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  • Did Tennessee Father Convicted of Shaken Baby Syndrome Get a Fair Trial?

    A "fair trial" is an oxymoron for many reasons. Not the least of which is that voir dire insures that you do not get a trial of your peers, the jury is almost never informed of their true duties and rights, and the criminal in a black dress, prevents you from using the defense of your choice. You are allowed to hire a member of the prohibitively expensive BAR monopoly and that is it. Screw you if you can't afford them.... Many more reasons but NO you will not get a fair trial in the US.

  • Did Tennessee Father Convicted of Shaken Baby Syndrome Get a Fair Trial?

    You have to be extremely wealthy and employ one of the handful of lawyers in your jurisdiction who can influence the prosectors and judges.

  • Did Tennessee Father Convicted of Shaken Baby Syndrome Get a Fair Trial?

    /The chance of a fair trial is minuscule.

    I dont know how to go back to the article as i only skimmed over it But i will say is was it a trial by jury ?

    If no one witnessed him doiung it all the evidence is hearsay any medical so called evidence is after the fact & the individual doctor shouykld have to swear on oath & risk of perjury The thing is every part of govt. is against the people by design