News coverage of Monday’s hearing clearing James Giles


Yesterday, James Giles appeared with his Innocence Project attorneys in a Dallas courtroom, where evidence was presented proving that another man with the same name committed the rape for which Giles served 10 years in prison and 14 years on parole. Below, read and watch media coverage of yesterday’s event.

Dallas Morning News: Judge backs man’s exoneration in ’82 rape case

Video interview with comments from Giles, Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck and Dallas DA Craig Watkins

Video: CBS11 – Dallas-Fort Worth: Judge Says Dallas Man Should Be Exonerated Of Rape

Fort-Worth Star-Telegram:

Nearing exoneration, but paying heavy price

Today, Giles is with Innocence Project attorneys and three other exonerees in Austin to testify before a Texas Senate committee about the need for criminal justice reforms statewide. For more on Giles’s case, read the Innocence Project press release.

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