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Tag Archives: exoneration

Judge seems skeptical of eviction moratorium (access required)

Welcome to Monday, the 47th anniversary of President Richard Nixon’s resignation and President Gerald Ford’s announcement that “our long national nightmare” was over. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Judge appears skeptical of new federal ...

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What constitutes ‘exoneration’? Minnesota court reverses compensation ruling for murder case ‘linchpin’ (access required)

A Minnesota manslaughter case that has bounced back and forth from the trial court and two appellate courts has raised complex questions about the nature of exoneration – and when compensation is justly required.

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Dozens of delegates urge BPW to act on exoneree compensation (access required)

A group of Maryland delegates is urging the Board of Public Works to compensate five men who were wrongfully incarcerated for crimes they did not commit. In a letter to the board’s members — Gov. Larry Hogan, Comptroller Peter Franchot ...

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Prosecutors vacate 1992 conviction through Innocence Project partnership (access required)

A man who spent 27 years in prison for a murder he did not commit was released Tuesday after a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge vacated his conviction at the request of prosecutors. Clarence Shipley was convicted in 1992 of ...

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