Rubin “Hurricane” Carter

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter in 2010 (credit: Getty Images)

Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, Wrongfully Convicted Boxer, Dead At 76

Carter was freed in 1985 when his convictions were set aside after years of appeals and public advocacy.


Birth Name: Robert Allen Zimmerman

Academics To Dissect Bob Dylan At Fordham Conference

Academics from around the country will examine the implications of the song “Hurricane” and others during “Bob Dylan and the Law,” a conference presented by Fordham University’s law and ethics center and Touro Law School.