Defending the Damned – CLS Mitigation & Consulting Services
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Representing clients accused of horrific crimes is a daunting, soul-searching, tall order of business for any lawyer.
Or …Jeffrey Barney, who met Ruby Longsworth of Pasadena, Texas, through a prison ministry. She then helped him get paroled from an auto-theft sentence. Her kindness was repaid when Barney raped and sodomized her…. then strangled her with a cord.
Or Robert Massie who murdered a mother of two, named Mildred Weiss, in San Gabriel, Calif., during a follow-home robbery.
Or Robert Willie, who murdered 17 year old Faith Hathaway, whose story became the inspiration for the film Dead Man Walking.
They work hard to understand the lives of people who take the lives of others.
Cyndy and her team work in states where political will for executions is high and the commitment to public defender programs nonexistent.