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Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump's New Series Evidence of Innocence Now Airing On TV One @tvonetv @BenCrumpLaw @FSUCollegeofLaw @AttorneyCrump

Via the National Law Journal:Noted civil right attorney Ben Crump is launching Evidence of Innocence, a new television show devoted to exploring the stories of the wrongly convicted. In an interview with Angela Morris of the NLJ, he explained,One thing we … Continue reading

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Rick Gates Pleads Guilty After New Fraud Indictments, Manafort Maintains Innocence

On February 22, the investigative team led by special counsel Robert Mueller unsealed a series of new indictments against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, as well as his protégé Rick Gates. The documents, bringing the total number of charges … Continue reading

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New DNA Evidence Proves St. Louis Man's Innocence

The Innocence Project filed papers in a Missouri court this morning presenting compelling evidence that a St. Louis man, George Allen, Jr., (left) has served more than 29 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit. The legal petition, … Continue reading

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Baradaran on Due Process, Predictive Justice and the Presumption of Innocence

Shima Baradaran (Brigham Young University – J. Reuben Clark Law School) has posted Due Process, Predictive Justice & the Presumption of Innocence on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The most commonly repeated adage in U.S. criminal justice is the presumption… … Continue reading

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Does Innocence Matter?

Size, some folks say, doesnt matter. But how about a clients innocence? Does that matter to a criminal defense lawyer? It shouldnt, I say. Indeed, I will go further: A client insisting that he is innocent is one of the … Continue reading

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