Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Nifonged in New York: Report on the Conviction of Jeffrey Deskovic

After serving nearly sixteen years in prison for a crime he did not commit, Jeffrey Deskovic was released on September 20, 2006 when his wrongful convictions for first degree rape, second degree rape, and possession of a weapon were finally overturned at the request of Westchester County (NY) District Attorney Janet DiFiore. In an affirmation in support of Deskovic's motion to vacate the convictions, DiFiore wrote...

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