Man wrongfully convicted for 1996 murder speaks out after released almost 20 years later
For the first time in nearly 20 years, Richard Rosario is a free man. The 39-year-old man was wrongfully convicted for a 1996 murder. At the time of the murder, Rosario was in Florida, but the Bronx DA and appellate courts stood by the conviction. Richard Rosario and Rebecca Freedman, assistant director of the Exoneration Initiative, talked about the 1996 murder case and causes for wrongful convictions.
Philadelphia Prosecutors Release 10 Men Wrongly Convicted Of Murder
Wrongful convictions are a serious problem in America. We do not know how many people have been convicted for crimes they never committed, but we do occasionally hear the stories of those who have. The Washington Post on Tuesday told the story of Terrance Lewis, who a judged ruled must have been innocent after he […]
Baltimore poised to pay $9M to man who spent 20 years in prison on wrongful murder conviction
James Owens settlement would be one of the largest approved in a case alleging wrongdoing by city police officers. (Kevin Richardson / Baltimore Sun video)
How you can be convicted of murder in Missouri without killing anyone
More than 150 people have been charged with felony murder in Missouri over the last two years.
Convicted murderer gets 20 years for carjacking women at Madison gas station
Phillip D. Webb, 33, was sentenced Friday in federal court
Man Admits to Murder His Twin Brother Was Convicted for 10 Years Ago
"He pretended to be me, and I pretended to be him"
'Grim Sleeper' is convicted of 10 murders by Los Angeles jury
What to Do and Who Can Help in a Case of Wrongful Death
Losing a loved one is especially difficult when allegedly due to someone’s negligence or malice. However, you may have legal recourse by investigating the facts of the situation and presenting them to an expert for review. Here are some ways you might be able to get help in considering a wrongful death legal claim if …
These 13 people were convicted of murder in SLO County. Some could go free under new law
A new California law could result in the release or re-sentencing of 13 former San Luis Obispo County residents who were accomplices in fatal crimes yet convicted of murder despite not participating in the killings.
After child witness says he lied on stand 20 years ago, authorities reviewing whether to retry...
Terrence Haynes was convicted of murder largely based on the testimony of a child who was since recanted. After the Tribune raised questions about the case, prosecutors now say they're reconsidering whether to retry Haynes, who spent nearly 20 years in prison.
How Golf Digest Started A Movement To Free A Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder
Golf Digest is not a political publication. Recent stories include “2018 Ryder Cup frequently asked questions” and “Web.com Tour introduces the Evans Scholars Invitational to schedule, with all proceeds aiding caddies’ college scholarships.” Many of the cover lines in the monthly print issue are about improving your golf game. It’s a niche mag for golf nuts.
What Do States Owe People Who Are Wrongfully Convicted?
Since 1989, 2,000 wrongfully convicted individuals have been exonerated for state and federal crimes, with 166 of those exonerations coming last year.
What do states owe people who are wrongfully convicted? [video]
In April 2000, 23-year-old Floyd Bledsoe sat in an Oskaloosa, Kan., courtroom awaiting the verdict in his first-degree murder trial in the death of his 14-
uprisingradio.org » Criminal Injustice: How Prosecutors Can Wrongfully Convict Innocent People...
Even though it is illegal for prosecutors in criminal cases to hide evidence favorable to defendants, there is growing concern over widespread misconduct among prosecutors. Misconduct can be so severe as to lead to life imprisonment and death penalty convictions of innocent people within a system that seems set up to reward convictions at any cost and protect prosecutors at any cost Huffington Post writer Radley…
How the Media Helps (and Hurts) Wrongfully Convicted Prisoners
Once upon a time, we only had "the media," but the emergence of social media, in addition to mainstream media, has changed that. For innocent prisoners, ...
10 Books about Fighting for and Building People-First Cities
These inspiring leaders have authored 10 great and recent books on how to design and build walk-, bike-, transit-, and people-friendly cities.
How the wrongfully convicted are compensated for years lost
Fewer than half the states in the U.S. have compensation funds to reimburse individuals wrongfully convicted, exonerated, and freed
Why Are So Many People In San Jose Fighting Housing for Teachers?
The school system’s plan to build affordable apartment units for the city’s teachers has triggered a fierce backlash in one affluent area.
How a golf course drawing helped free a man wrongfully convicted of murder after 27 years
Article in Golf Digest sets up chain of events that help Valentino Dixon have murder conviction overturned.
5 Tips for Passing The Bar Exam
Passing the bar exam is the light at the end of the tunnel for many law school students, but how should you prepare for such an important exam? Lucky for you, we can pick the brain of an attorney who has passed the bar. Here are Avery’s five tips for passing the bar exam 1. Create a study schedule – Instead of just sitting down and cramming as much and as often as possible, you’ll actually feel better and retain more information if…