Jeffrey Deskovic

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Lawyer: Bronx Man Exonerated After 23 Years In Prison Dies From Asthma Attack

William Lopez, 55, passed away on Saturday due to complications from an asthma attack, days before his $124 million federal civil lawsuit against the city for false imprisonment was set to begin, attorney Dennis Kelly said.

09/22/2014

Jeffrey Deskovic (file/credit: Jeffrey Deskovic Foundation for Justice)

Wrongly Convicted Man Jeffrey Deskovic Awarded Graduate Degree

Jeffrey 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.

05/29/2013

Jeffrey Deskovic speaks on the Upper West Side - New York, NY - Mar 16, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Wrongfully Convicted Jeffrey Deskovic Sets Out To Help Others

Convicted 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.

03/16/2012