Tag Archive: wrongfully convicted

Mar 08

Yevgenia Chudnovet Acquitted On Appeal For Posting Video Exposing Child Abuse

Yevgenia Chudnovet released from prison on March 6, 2017

Yevgenia Chudnovet was acquitted on March 6, 2017 by a Russian appeals court of her November 2016 conviction of distributing child pornography. Chudnovet was prosecuted for posting a video online to alert authorities about a child abuse case. In the summer of 2015 Chudnovet was a kindergarten teacher in Kataysk, Russia. Kataysk is a city …

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Mar 03

Eric Asante Exonerated By DNA Of Defiling Student In 2005

Eric Asante after his release from prison in 2015 (The Mirror, Accra)

Eric Asante has been acquitted by the Supreme Court of Ghana of defiling a 14-year-old girl in 2005. Asante’s acquittal was based on a DNA paternity test that excluded him as the father of the son born to the now 26-year-old woman. In 2005 Eric Asante was 28 and a teacher at the Nyorhini Presby …

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Jun 08

$369 Million Compensation Awarded In 2014 And 2015 To Wrongly Convicted In U.S.

$369 Million Compensation Awarded In 2014 And 2015 To Wrongly Convicted In U.S. By Hans Sherrer June 8, 2016 More than $369 million was awarded in 2014 and 2015 to people who were wrongly convicted and imprisoned in the United States. In 2014 $236,202,782 was awarded to 38 people who were imprisoned for 452 years. …

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Apr 26

Barry Bonds Acquitted By Federal Appeals Court After 12 Year Legal Ordeal

Barry Lamar Bonds was acquitted of his 2011 obstruction of justice conviction by the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on April 22, 2015. The appeals court ruled the prosecution introduced insufficient evidence during Bonds’ 2011 trial that he obstructed justice by his testimony to a federal grand jury in 2003. During his twelve year …

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May 03

Woman Exonerated Of Murdering Her Father Must Reimburse The State For Money Paid To Experts

Monika de Montgazon on April 11, 2012 in Berlin

Monika de Montgazon has been ordered to repay more than $42,000 that the German government paid to experts who provided new evidence that exonerated her of murdering her 76-year-old father. In 2003 Montgazon was a 47-year-old nurse caring for her 76-year-old invalid father in the duplex they shared in Buckow, Germany with her partner. Buckow …

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Apr 18

Full Circle: A True Story of Murder, Lies, and Vindication Is Now Available

Full Circle: A True Story of Murder, Lies, and Vindication by Gloria Killian and Sandra Kobrin

Full Circle: A True Story of Murder, Lies, and Vindication by Gloria Killian and Sandra Kobrin

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Apr 15

Daughter Recants Rape Allegation and Father Released After 10 Years Imprisonment

Downtown Kalama, Washington (Kalama Chamber of Commerce)

Daughter Recants Rape Allegation and Father Released After 10 Years Imprisonment

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Apr 10

Two Judges Who Are Former Prosecutors Lose Effort To Dismiss Alan Beaman’s Lawsuit

Illinois Circuit Court Judge Charles G. Reynard (www.McLeanCountyIl.gov, April 2012)

Two Judges Who Are Former Prosecutors Lose Effort To Dismiss Alan Beaman’s Lawsuit

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Apr 01

In Memoriam: Robert B. Waterhouse — 1946-2012

Robert B. Waterhouse, December 16, 1946 - February 15, 2012 (Florida DOC)

In Memoriam: Robert B. Waterhouse — 1946-2012

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Mar 20

Robert Wilson Settles Lawsuit For $3.6 Million For Almost 10 Years Of Wrongful Imprisonment

Robert Wilson (Center on Wrongful Convictions)

Robert Wilson Settles Lawsuit For $3.6 Million For Almost 10 Years Of Wrongful Imprisonment

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