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70-Year Old Murder Case Re-Opened & Overturned

In 1944, George Stinney Jr. became the youngest person executed in the U.S. in the 20 th century. Stinney was just 14 years old when he was found guilty of murder in South Carolina. Although at the ...
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29-Year-Old Ryan Ferguson Released After Wrongful Murder Conviction

Missouri – When 29-year-old Ryan Ferguson was expecting to receive a visit from his parents and his lawyer on the eve of Nov. 12, he didn't know that he was going to be released from prison ...
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Chemist Accused of Faking Test Results May Have Affected up to 40,000 Cases

Boston – A year after discovering an explosive scandal at a drug lab, Massachusetts is still picking up the pieces. As of September, over 330 prison inmates had been released from custody and at ...
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New jury instructions for eyewitness identification testimony

The Florida Supreme Court adopted new jury instructions that are designed to help jurors evaluate eyewitness identification testimony. The instructions are read to a jury after they've heard all ...
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First DCA Concludes Bicycle Thief Isn't a Burglar

Today the First District Court of Appeal ruled in favor of a criminal defendant that was convicted of burglary for taking a bicycle from a mulched area in the front of a townhouse. In Colbert v. ...
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