WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who spent 26 years in prison after being wrongly convicted in a 1982 killing has filed a $30 million lawsuit against the District of Columbia, nearly a year after he was exonerated in the crime. 105 more words
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Let's also help the wrongly convicted that have been imprisoned less than 10 years, less than 5 years, one year. They also deserve a chance to be exonerated.
Man Exonerated After 20 Years, Man Exonerated After 40 years.
Why did it take so long for their convictions to be overturned?
Everyone would agree that a person that has spent such an exorbitant amount of time in prison for a crime that they did not commit is an horrendous miscarriage of justice. 561 more words
GRAND RAPIDS (AP) – A Grand Rapids man spent about 17 years in prison for a rape he didn’t commit, a prosecutor said Wednesday, announcing that he will ask a judge to erase the conviction after a new “inescapable conclusion” about the case. 287 more words
Please forgive me. I know a lot of these issues has been in previous posts; however, I was asked to bullet point everything, to the best of my ability as to what I think should have been included in the appeal. 1,459 more words
The following are the argument that my son’s appeal attorney, Bill Ponall used for the appeal. While they are good arguments, the problem is that the trial attorney did not object to practically any misconduct done by the prosecutor during closing argument. 555 more words
A Mississippi trial court will soon hear evidence challenging the science behind Shaken Baby Syndrome
The Mississippi Supreme Court has granted a post-conviction motion, allowing an evidentiary hearing to move forward in the case of death row inmate Jeffrey Havard. So reports the… 182 more words