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Greene v. City of New York, NY, Order, False Arrest Wrongful Conviction, 2015 Case 1:08-cv-00243-AMD-CLP Document 228-1 Filed 03/27/15 Page 1 of 2 PageID #: 2976 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK -----------------------------------------------------------------X CY GREENE, 08 Civ. 243(RJD)(CLP) Plaintiff, -againstORDER CITY OF NEW YORK, et al., Defendants ...
Greene v. City of New York, NY, Writ of Habeus Corpus, False Arrest Wrongful Conviction, 2015 Case 1:08-cv-00243-AMD-CLP Document 228-2 Filed 03/27/15 Page 1 of 2 PageID #: 2978 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK -----------------------------------------------------------------X CY GREENE, 08 Civ. 243(RJD)(CLP) Plaintiff, -againstCITY OF NEW YORK, et ...
Article • May 5, 2017 • from PLN May, 2017
Former Texas Police Officer’s Sexual Assault Case Reversed After 21 Years by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke Brian Edward Franklin was a Fort Worth, Texas police officer for more than a decade before he was convicted of aggravated sexual assault of a child and sentenced to life in prison in ...
Brief • April 28, 2017
Filed under: Wrongful Imprisonment
Jones v. City of St. Louis, MO, Complaint, Mistaken Identity, 2012 Case: 4:12-cv-01220-ERW Doc. #: 27 Filed: 09/06/12 Page: 1 of 18 PageID #: 204 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI EASTERN DIVISION TRAVIS JONES, Plaintiff v. CITY OF ST. LOUIS Serve: Francis Slay, Jr. 1200 ...
Brief • April 28, 2017
Filed under: Wrongful Imprisonment
Jones v. City of St. Louis, MO, Settlement Agreement, Mistaken Identity, 2013 SETTLEMENT AND CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT REGARDING TRAVIS JONES V. FRANCIS SLAY f:T AL., 4:12-CV-01220 ERW This Settlement and Confidentiality Agreement (the "Agreement"), made this A/(J<.k-4• :':L. 2013, by and among Tra;is S. Jones ("Jones"), the City of St. Louis, ...
Brief • April 10, 2017
Filed under: Wrongful Imprisonment
Davis and Northrop v. Clark County, WA, Agreement, Wrongful Incarceration, 2013 AGREEMENT, ASSIGNMENT & COVENANT NOT TO EXECUTE This Agreement, Assignment, & Covenant Not to Execute ("the Agreement") pertains to the following lawsuit: Larry Davis and Alan Northrop v. Clark County and Donald Slagle, United States District Court Western District ...
Brief • April 10, 2017
Davis and Northrop v. Clark County, WA, Amended Complaint, Wrongful Incarceration, 2013 Case 3:12-cv-05765-RJB Document 22 Filed 06/07/13 Page 1 of 24 1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT TACOMA 7 8 9 LARRY DAVIS individually, and ALAN NORTHROP individually, v. 11 ...
Article • April 3, 2017 • from PLN April, 2017
Ignorance, Bureaucracy and Red Tape: U.S. Citizens Mistakenly Deported by Christopher Zoukis by Christopher Zoukis According to Bryan Cox, a spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), &ldquo;claims of U.S. citizenship of individuals encountered by ICE officers, agents, and attorneys are immediately and carefully investigated and analyzed.&rdquo; However, the United ...
Article • March 24, 2017
New York Court of Claims Awards $90,000 for Overextended Incarceration/Parole by On April 2, 2015, the New York State Court of Claims awarded a former prisoner $90,000 for being incarcerated and subjected to parole after the expiration of his sentence. The New York Department of Corrections and Community Services failed ...
Article • February 21, 2017
$340,000 Awarded to Man Chicago Detective Falsely Claimed had Confessed to Murder by Leonard Robinson was arrested by Chicago police for battery. That charge was eventually dropped, but while he was held in jail for two days, then charged with killing his girlfriend's three-year-old son forty-one months earlier. He remained ...
$13 Million Ohio Wrongful Conviction Verdict Upheld by Sixth Circuit by On December 2, 2014, the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals affirmed a district court jury verdict which awarded $13 million to a man who spent 12 years in prison for a murder conviction later overturned for malicious prosecution ...
Article • February 17, 2017
Crying Rape by False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem. By&nbsp;Cathy Young, Slate In the emotionally charged conversation about rape, few topics are more fraught than that of false allegations. Consider some responses to the news that singer-songwriter Conor Oberst had been falsely accused of sexual assault. ...
$175,000 in Damages, Attorney Fees Against Sentinel Offender Services by A Georgia state jury awarded $50,000 to a woman for false arrest and imprisonment by Sentinel Offender Services, a private probation company. The award was the outcome in the first trial of more than a dozen lawsuits filed against the ...
A Story of Racial Bias, the Absence of Mercy, and a Death in Prison by By&nbsp;Equal Justice Initiative Forty-five years after Phillip Chance traveled from his home in Detroit, Michigan to visit family in rural Choctaw, Alabama, he died in an Alabama prison. During that visit in 1971, 15-year-old Phillip ...
Texas: “San Antonio Four” Exonerated after Two Decades by In 1997, Elizabeth Ramirez, Kristie Mayhugh, Cassandra Rivera and Anna Vasquez were convicted of sexually assaulting two young girls. The women came to be known as the &ldquo;San Antonio Four.&rdquo; With help from the Innocence Project of Texas, all four were ...
Five Wrongfully Convicted North Carolina Men Receive Almost $8 Million by David Reutter Five former prisoners who were wrongfully convicted in a home invasion murder have received settlements and compensation totaling nearly $8 million following a botched investigation and misconduct by the sheriff&rsquo;s office in Buncombe County, North Carolina. Three ...
Illinois: DNA Evidence Exonerates One Man, Implicates Another by On September 28, 2016, the Cook County State&rsquo;s Attorney&rsquo;s Office announced charges against convicted murderer Osborne Wade, 42, in connection with the brutal sexual assault and murder of a child in 1992. The charges followed an extensive investigation by the State&rsquo;s ...
$28.1 Million Jury Award after Eighth Circuit Allows Conspiracy Claims in Nebraska Wrongful Conviction Suit by Matthew Clarke On December 31, 2015, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals held that six wrongfully convicted former prisoners could sue Gage County, Nebraska for conspiring to manufacture false evidence; further, law enforcement officials ...
Too Little, Too Late: Prosecutor Remorseful for Sending Innocent Man to Death Row by David Reutter The district attorney who prosecuted Glenn Ford, a Louisiana man exonerated after spending 30 years on death row, called capital punishment &ldquo;an abomination that continues to scar the fibers of this society.&rdquo; That statement ...
Kansas Supreme Court Modifies “Exoneration Rule” by Matthew Clarke In an opinion handed down on December 31, 2015, the Supreme Court of Kansas modified the requirement that a criminal defendant be exonerated prior to suing the attorney who represented him (the &ldquo;exoneration rule&rdquo;). Under the modification, reversal of a conviction ...
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