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Freedom delayed: Man exonerated for murder rap after 19 years, but still has ...
Sep 23, 2012, - 0 Comments


New York Daily NewsA Los Angeles man who spent 19 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit was supposed to be freed Friday. But he's still behind bars this weekend. The judge in John Edward Smith's case was too sick to make it to his Friday hearing, KNBC-TV reported. Read More Here

Kilpatrick corruption trial begins
Sep 22, 2012, - 0 Comments
The public corruption trial against former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick; his father Bernard Kilpatrick; his longtime friend Bobby Ferguson, and ex-city water directorVictor Mercado, got under way Friday wirh opening statements. The federal government ...
Kwame Kilpatrick corruption trial: Defendants were out for money, US allegesDetroit Free Press
Corruption Trial Opens for Former Detroit MayorABC News
US outlines corruption case against ex-Detroit mayorChicago Tribune
Man to be released after witness recants on 1993 murder
Sep 21, 2012, - 0 Comments

Los Angeles Times

A man who has spent 19 years in prison for murder is expected to be ordered freed Friday afternoon after the sole eyewitness, a survivor of the drive-by shooting, recanted his testimony. John Edward Smith, who was an 18-year-old gang member when he ...
John Edward Smith, former Calif. gang member, likely to be cleared of murder ...CBS News
Gang Member to Be Exonerated of MurderABC News
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Crime Lab Scandal Rocks Massachusetts
Sep 20, 2012, - 0 Comments

San Francisco Chronicle

North Country Public Radio
Sep 20, 2012 (All Things Considered) — Details are still emerging about what officials call a "rogue chemist" who may have mishandled evidence in as many as 40,000 cases over 10 years. It could mean the unraveling of countless convictions. A convict ...
Crime lab mess leads to release of defendantWorcester Telegram
Quincy drug suspect released due to crime lab
Danielli appeals Mass. crime lab caseNECN
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