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US prosecutors revisiting nearly 5,000 convictions

FILE - In this May 6, 2014 file photo, Robert Hill, center, stands with his lawyers Harold Ferguson, left, and Sharon Katz, right, as Justice Neil Firetog declares Hill exonerated in Brooklyn Supreme Court, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Prosecutors asked to throw out the decades-old convictions of three half-brothers who were investigated by homicide detective Louis Scarcella, whose tactics have come into question. The defendants, Hill, Alvena Jennette and Darryl Austin became the first people connected to the detective to be exonerated. Photo: Bebeto Matthews, AP [read the full story here]

Associated Press, Sunday, June 8, 2014
Tags: Correctional Policy & Decision-Making, Federal


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