April 2016 archive

Apr 14

6,358 Cases Now In Innocents Database

The Innocents Database now includes 6,358 cases: 3,918 from the U.S., and 2,440 from 113 other countries. The database includes 3,035 U.S. cases from 2016 to 1989, when the first DNA exoneration occurred. The Innocents Database is the world’s largest database of exonerated persons, and it includes all identifiable exonerations in the United States, as …

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Apr 08

Georgia Appeals Court Exonerates Kevin Andre Williams Of Committing Non-crime

Elizabeth Vila Rogan (www.theroganlawfirm.com)

The Georgia Court of Appeals excoriated the trial judge and the prosecution in acquitting Kevin Andre Williams of driving without a Georgia drivers license. The appeals court ruled Williams had committed no crime. Williams ordeal began in December 2014 when he was stopped for speeding in DeKalb County, Georgia. He provided the police officer with …

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