Wrongly Convicted Man Graduates With Law Degree, Plans To Keep Helping Others The Justice System FailedFrom wrongfully incarcerated inmate, to newly minted attorney. A Westchester County man who did time for a murder he did not commit fulfilled a dream Monday.
Lawyer: Bronx Man Exonerated After 23 Years In Prison Dies From Asthma AttackWilliam 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.
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.