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California Men who Spent Seven Months in Jail for Rap Lyrics and Facebook Photos File Lawsuit

California Men who Spent Seven Months in Jail for Rap Lyrics and Facebook Photos File Lawsuit

Two California men who spent seven months in jail for conspiracy to commit murder based on rap lyrics and Facebook photos that made no reference to actual murders filed a lawsuit against the San Diego Police Department Tuesday. Police based their arrests on allegations that Brandon Du ...
Florida Cops Keep Innocent Man in Jail for Eight Months, Resulting in $150,000 Settlement

Florida Cops Keep Innocent Man in Jail for Eight Months, Resulting in $150,000 Settlement

The Fort Lauderdale police department got it wrong when they arrested the wrong man thinking he was a burglary suspect. But the Florida police department still kept him in jail for eight months for the crime he did not commit. Dmitry Lyubimov was not released until authorities fina ...
Missouri Man Remains Imprisoned Despite Police Commissioner and Prosecutor Saying he is Innocent

Missouri Man Remains Imprisoned Despite Police Commissioner and Prosecutor Saying he is Innocent

A Kansas City man who has been in prison for two decades for a double murder has long claimed he is innocent. And now a Kansas City Police commissioner as well as a former prosecutor who have reviewed his case are also saying he is innocent. But Missouri Attorney General Chris Kost ...
Missouri won’t Exonerate Innocent Man Because He’s not on Death Row

Missouri won’t Exonerate Innocent Man Because He’s not on Death Row

Eyewitness testimony from a 7-year-old girl who saw her mother stabbed to death was the “linchpin” that put Rodney Lincoln behind bars for life for the April 1982 murder of a St. Louis woman. The deciding factor for the outcome is now doubting her own story, and she wants her mother’s ...
Virginia Navy Vet Exonerated by DNA 33-Years After Convicted by Dubious Bite Mark “Evidence”

Virginia Navy Vet Exonerated by DNA 33-Years After Convicted by Dubious Bite Mark “Evidence”

Virginia freed an ex-navy sailor 33-years after wrongfully convicting him based on bite mark evidence, when the state's high court granted him a writ of actual innocence. Keith Allen Harward narrowly escaped the death penalty. This week Harward, walked out of prison a free man. ...