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.
who spent 19 years in prison for a murder he did not commit before DNA proved his innocence, was
killed in an accident
at work in Alabama.
New York exoneree
students at NYU’s Wasserman Center
about his wrongful conviction that lead to 21 years behind bars before DNA testing proved his innocence.
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