Friday Roundup: Evidence of Misconduct


A San Jose Mercury-News op-ed calls on attorneys and judges to

report misconduct

cases to the California Bar Association.

Attorneys for a New York City man who may have been wrongfully convicted of murder based on eyewitness misidentification are

fighting to overturn the ruling with the city’s District Attorney

A California appeal court

reopened a lawsuit against the city of San Jose

over a fabricated crime lab report. A Chicago-area man who spent 12 years in prison for a murder he did not commit

will be compensated $1.25 million

by the city as a result of police misconduct under former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge’s leadership.

New York exoneree Jeffrey Deskovic

led the third Annual National Freedom March for the Wrongfully Convicted

around the City County Building in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania on Monday.

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