Friday Roundup: False Confession, Compensation and the Death Penalty
New York court ruled
, who spent nearly a decade behind bars before DNA evidence proved him innocence in a false confession case, can sue the state for restitution even though he made a confession in the case.
A new bill in Texas calls for a
two year moratorium
on the death penalty to ensure innocent people aren’t executed.
A Florida judge has
vacated a rape conviction
for a man who spent 17 years in prison based on newly tested DNA evidence.
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