Wrongly Convicted Man Jeffrey Deskovic Awarded Graduate DegreeJeffrey Deskovic, who was freed in 2006 after 16 years in prison, received his diploma from John Jay College of Criminal Justice at a graduation ceremony on Tuesday.
Wrongfully Convicted Jeffrey Deskovic Sets Out To Help OthersConvicted and imprisoned of a rape and murder he didn't commit, Jeffrey Deskovic is using $1.5 million from his $6.5 million settlement award from Westchester County to start his own foundation help others who were in his situation.

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