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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

Exoneree Fights for Justice for Others Wrongfully Convicted

A 40-year-old man from the Philadelphia area was exonerated from a wrongful conviction last year. After spending over 20 years in prison for a murder he did not commit, he is now speaking out to support others who have been wrongfully convicted. “It’s surreal,” he said of his release, “…I have been enslaved, you know mentally, [...]

2020-12-22T12:11:17-06:00By |Categories: Wrongful Conviction|Comments Off on Exoneree Fights for Justice for Others Wrongfully Convicted

Man Exonerated, Receives $3.1 Million Settlement After Decades in Jail

After close to 40 years behind bars for a murder that he did not commit, Frederick Clay was released from prison and awarded a $3.1 million settlement. Mr. Clay, now 57-years old, was exonerated three years ago after investigators reached a conclusion that the Boston Police Department’s poor investigation led to his wrongful conviction. The settlement [...]

2020-11-20T12:03:52-06:00By |Categories: Wrongful Conviction|Tags: |Comments Off on Man Exonerated, Receives $3.1 Million Settlement After Decades in Jail

Grant & Eisenhofer Attorneys Charge Forward with Wrongful Conviction Case

Grant & Eisenhofer attorneys, including principal Kimberly Evans and noted civil rights attorney Joshua Dubin, of counsel at G&E, along with co-counsel David Rudolph, a renowned civil rights lawyer, successfully defeated a motion to dismiss in Aguirre-Jarquin v. Seminole County et al (USDC FL-MD 20-0025). The wrongful conviction and imprisonment lawsuit alleges a number of Section [...]

2021-07-13T08:32:46-05:00By |Categories: Wrongful Conviction|Tags: , |Comments Off on Grant & Eisenhofer Attorneys Charge Forward with Wrongful Conviction Case

$750,000 Manufactured Evidence Verdict Upheld by Judge

A $750,000 verdict has been upheld by U.S. District Judge Virginia M. Kendall in favor of a man who alleged that members of the Chicago Police Department (CPD) crafted evidence against him during a murder investigation. The judge conceded that the narratives CPD detectives and the plaintiff Anthony Tucker told regarding the incident were completely different [...]

2020-03-10T10:22:26-05:00By |Categories: Wrongful Conviction|Tags: , |Comments Off on $750,000 Manufactured Evidence Verdict Upheld by Judge