October 23, 2017
On the 20th anniversary of Anastasia's death, KCTV 5 interviews supporter Ben Thomas about the case and how others are urging Gov. Eric Greitens to get involved and pardon Byron.
Two supporters and Byron's mother also sit down with Gov. Greitens's legal counsel on clemencies, in Jefferson City, to present new evidence and introduce Byron's application for pardon to the new administration.
Evelyn Case provides the personal letter Byron wrote to Gov. Greitens and copies of The Pariah's Syntax: Notes from an Innocent Man for Greitens and his staff. Afterward, author J. Bennett Allen presents a concise but comprehensive PowerPoint slideshow.
October 19, 2017
This billboard went up today along a busy Kansas City stretch of interstate. We hope it sparks public concern about Byron's wrongful conviction!
October 16, 2017
June 7, 2017
A technical dispute over their attorney-client agreement leads Byron to terminate Cynthia Short's representation. He's once again fighting to prove his innocence without professional legal assistance.
March 1, 2017
Renowned forensic linguist, Dr. Robert A. Leonard of Hofstra University, has an article published in the Hofstra Law Review entitled Forensic Linguistics: Applying the Science of Linguistics to Issues of the Law. Three pages of this article are devoted to Byron's case.
January 9, 2017
Governor Jay Nixon's last day in office passes with a deafening silence as he leaves all pending clemency petitions open and unanswered to roll over to the next administration. Byron's is one of them.