News 05.20.08

Innocence Project client set to be exonerated Wednesday

Walter Swift is expected to be released from custody in Michigan tomorrow after serving 26 years in prison for a rape that a wide range of evidence now shows he didn’t commit. A hearing is set for 10:30 a.m. in a Detroit courtroom, where prosecutors will join the Innocence Project is asking a judge to dismiss all charges against Swift, and he will be released. A press conference is scheduled for 3 p.m.


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