Resources

The following is a collection of external links to topics relating to the Burns’s case and issues of CPS abuse and Medical Kidnapping.

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Books

  • In Legally Kidnapped: The Case Against Child Protective Services, former CPS worker Carlos Morales writes, “As an investigator for CPS, I did not help children; I hurt them. I did not protect families; I helped ruin them. I did not work to benefit society; I helped corrupt it.” These shocking words and more by someone who was on the inside reveal the truth about this corrupt organization.
  • It Happened to Audrey details Audrey Edmunds’ terrifying story about being falsely accused of SBS, losing her husband and children, and spending 13 years behind bars fighting for freedom before finally being exonerated.
  • Flawed Convictions: Shaken Baby Syndrome and the Inertia of Injustice by Deborah Tuerkheimer. In this new book, law professor Deborah Tuerkheimer explains how the understanding of SBS/AHT has evolved and that “the diagnostic triad alone does not prove beyond a reasonable doubt that an infant was abused or that the last person with the baby was responsible for the baby’s condition.” Tuerkheimer also exposes the “extraordinary failings in the criminal justice system’s treatment of what is, in essence, a medical diagnosis of murder.”
  • Edges of Truth: The Mary Weaver Story tells the story of Mary Weaver, who was found guilty of murdering a baby in her care in January 1993 and finally exonerated in March 1997, after being allowed to present new evidence at her third trial. More about Mary Weaver’s legal battle and other SBS exonerations can be found at The National Registry of Exonerations, a project of the University of Michigan Law School.