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Wrongful Convictions

  1. wrongful convictions
    8 Exonerated Prisoners on Their First Week OutWhat does it feel like to get out of prison after serving a sentence for a crime you didn’t commit? 
  2. wrongful convictions
    Brooklyn Man Goes Free After Serving 29 Years for Murder He Didn’t CommitHis friend, whose conviction was also vacated, died in prison.
  3. wrongful convictions
    After 30 Years in Prison, DNA Clears Brothers Convicted of Rape and MurderAnd points to a man they befriended in jail.
  4. bill de blasio's new york
    Central Park Five Settle With the City for $40 MillionThe exonerated men will receive even more than expected.
  5. crimes and misdemeanors
    Wrongfully Convicted Brooklyn Man Released After Serving 24 YearsHe was out of town when the murder was committed.
  6. wrongful convictions
    Man Cleared in Upper West Side Rape After Serving Fourteen-Year SentenceNow he’s planning to sue.
  7. crimes and misdemeanors
    Murder Convict Goes Free 40 Years After Bad Lawyer Let Him ConfessLawyer doesn’t remember him.
  8. wrongful convictions
    Ken Burns Won’t Have to Turn Over Central Park Five Footage to the CityThe judge finds that independent journalists can still express opinions.
  9. crimes and misdemeanors
    Four Innocent Convicts Finally Left Prison WednesdayThey spent a total of 74 years inside, between them.
  10. crimes and misdemeanors
    Brooklyn Man Cleared of Murder After 23 Years in PrisonHis legal challenge moved slow, but it got there.
  11. crimes and misdemeanors
    After Seventeen Years in Prison, Wrongfully Convicted Pair Is Finally FreeThree others were exonerated, but remain locked up.
  12. crimes and misdemeanors
    Pair Wrongly Convicted of Cab Driver’s Murder Released After Seventeen YearsBut they still aren’t totally free.
  13. wrongful convictions
    The City Is Suddenly Interested in Ken Burns’s Central Park Jogger Film [Update]And it’s issued a subpoena.
  14. capital punishment
    Texas and the Death Penalty: Ur Doing It WrongTexas may rule the death penalty unconstitutional.