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Philadelphia Man Receives $9.8 Million After Wrongful Conviction

After serving a wrongful conviction sentence, a Philadelphia man was exonerated and released in 2019. He was awarded a $9.8 million settlement after serving 28 years in jail for a 1991 murder he did not commit. Leading to his exoneration, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office’s Conviction Integrity Unit completed a 15-month reinvestigation which uncovered multiple problems [...]

2021-02-01T08:59:48-06:00By |Categories: Wrongful Conviction|Comments Off on Philadelphia Man Receives $9.8 Million After Wrongful Conviction

Anonymous Reporting App Aims to Stop School Bullying

School bullying can seriously impact a student’s safety. Victims and witnesses to the bullying may be fearful of the bully, and may be reluctant to report the incident. However, a mobile app called STOPit enables students and parents to report bullying without revealing their identity. The app is a two-way messaging system where students can message [...]

2021-09-13T18:51:01-05:00By |Categories: School Bullying|Comments Off on Anonymous Reporting App Aims to Stop School Bullying