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Second Circuit Upholds $36 Million Jury Award, $5 Million in Fees in Wrongful Conviction Case

by Matt Clarke

On January 19, 2017, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the award of $36 million in damages and nearly $5 million in attorney fees to two New York men who were wrongly convicted of rape and murder, and spent 18 years in prison.

In January 1985 ...


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