Exoneration

Retired NYPD Detective Louis Scarcella (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn DA To Clear Convict Who Said He Was Framed By Detective

Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson’s office announced Monday that he will exonerate Derrick Hamilton, who served 21 years in prison on a wrongful conviction after saying he was framed by an allegedly crooked police detective.

01/05/2015

Tyrone Hicks

Man Once Branded ‘Bronx Rapist’ Exonerated Of All Charges

A man who spent eight years in prison – and who was once known as “the Bronx Rapist” – turned out to be the wrong man.

05/16/2014

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Lawyer Hopes To Free Innocent Inmates In New Jersey

Leslie Risinger is heading up the last resort exoneration project thru Seton Hall Law School, helping prison inmates who were wrongly convicted.

02/04/2011