News 08.05.08

Steven Phillips cleared in Dallas

Innocence Project client Steven Phillips was cleared today in Dallas more than a quarter-century after his wrongful conviction of a string of sex crimes when a judge recommended that his convictions be vacated. He became the 19th person cleared by DNA evidence in Dallas County, and his case will now go to the Court of Criminal Appeals, which could make his exoneration official.

“What a great day. Today is the day the Lord has made and I am grateful to him,” Mr. Phillips said.

Read the full story here

. (Dallas Morning News, 08/05/08)

Read more about Phillips’ case here


Leave a reply

Thank you for visiting us. You can learn more about how we consider cases here. Please avoid sharing any personal information in the comments below and join us in making this a hate-speech free and safe space for everyone.

Thanks for your comment

Featured news

Press "Enter" or click on the arrow to show results.