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CLAIM II
Appellate counsel fail to raise on appeal ,that a Brady violation had been committed and that the police detective lied on her sworn deposition; additionally, trial counsel was ineffective for not cross examining the detective about her phone results. 460 more words

Involuntary Statement

CLAIM IX
Appellate attorney was ineffective for failing to argue that the petitioner’s statement became involuntary once the police made him a promise. Police made promises to the petitioner that they were going to get his stuff back and that attempted robberies were not a big deal. 63 more words

We Heard from the Innocence Project

We Heard from the Innocence Project. They said that they have not come to a decision yet. They are still deliberating on taking Charles’ case. 88 more words

Wrongly convicted man who spent 22 years in prison, battles to get $18M jury awarded him from NYC

Alan Newton spent 22 years in prison for a rape he didn’t commit, and after he was released, he was awarded $18 million by a jury in 2010. 234 more words

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Los Angeles to pay $24.3M to 2 men wrongly convicted of murder

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles City Council has agreed to pay a total of $24.3 million to two men who each spent decades in prison for murder before they were exonerated. 126 more words

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Los Angeles to pay $24.3M to 2 wrongly convicted men

From the Washington Times

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles City Council agreed Tuesday to pay a total of $24.3 million to Kash Register and Bruce Lisker, two men who were suing the city for wrongful murder convictions after spending decades in prison. 326 more words

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Los Angeles to pay $24.3M to 2 wrongly convicted men

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles City Council has agreed to pay a total of $24.3 million to two men who each spent decades in prison for murder before they were exonerated. 96 more words

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