Stories tagged: wrongful conviction
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 4:50 p.m.
Man can seek money for wrongful conviction in Mississippi
A man who was convicted and later cleared after falsely confessing to murder at 13 says he is grateful a court revived his request for compensation in Mississippi – and …
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 10:20 p.m.
Spokane County’s insurer offers $2.25 million settlement to three men wrongfully convicted of robbery
Spokane County’s insurer has offered $2.25 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit that alleged the Spokane County Sheriff’s Office engaged in witness-tampering and recklessness to wrongfully convict three …
UPDATED: Sat., April 15, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Man wrongly convicted in 1957 killing files federal lawsuit
A Washington state man wrongly convicted in the 1957 kidnapping and killing of a 7-year-old girl has filed a federal lawsuit in Illinois.
Mon., May 2, 2016, 11:28 a.m.
Man to be exonerated 50-plus years after wrongful conviction
More than 50 years after a wrongful conviction in a New York City killing and more than 40 years after being released from prison, a Virginia man is returning to …
Thu., Jan. 8, 2015
Men sue Washington state for prison time compensation
Three men who spent more than four years behind bars based chiefly on a recanted confession will try to persuade a Spokane jury to compensate them for more than $680,000. …
Sun., Aug. 11, 2013
Men labor to adjust after jail sentences overturned
It was a special dinner, to put it mildly – a Christmastime meal at Anthony’s, with a crowd of family and friends, in celebration of momentous, life-changing events. And yet …