Wrongful Conviction

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Brownstone Appellate Law Firm Files Brief to Overturn Conviction in Dalia Dippolito Case

Brownstone Appellate Law Firm, led by attorneys Robert Sirianni, Michael Brownlee, and Andrew Greenlee, file the initial brief challenging the conviction and sentence in Dalia Dippolito case. In their brief, appellate...more

Ryan Ferguson, Wrongfully Convicted and Finally Free

It was Halloween night, 2001. Sports editor of the Columbia Tribune Kent Heitholt was coming off of his shift at two in the morning. In the small town of Columbia, Missouri, he walked outside to his car, but he never made it...more

Blind Justice: When Can Mistaken Eye Witness Testimony Send You To Jail?

For the past two years Lawrence Williams has sat in jail for a crime he did not commit. In 2010, a jury concluded that Mr. Williams and an unknown accomplice shot a robbery victim in the shoulder for not handing over a gold...more

Post-Conviction Relief: A Second Look At Conviction

According to The Innocence Project, nobody knows just how many innocent people are sitting in prison after being wrongly convicted. This organization works tirelessly with defendants who believe they were wrongly convicted to...more

U.S. Wrongful Conviction Rate Is Alarming

We have all seen at least one movie about a prisoner on death row fighting to prove his innocence. This story line makes for riveting drama, but for the thousands of people who go to jail for a crime they did not commit, the...more

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