San Jose Pays a Record $12 Million to Lionel Rubalcava, Declared Innocent After 17 Years Behind Bars

City Faced its First-Ever Wrongful Conviction Trial After Judge Rejected Attempt to Dismiss Rubalcava’s Claims Against Police (SAN JOSE, CA) The City of San Jose…
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L.A. County Pays $24 Million to Wrongfully Convicted Teens

Two men who were wrongfully convicted of murder as teens in 1997 and exonerated after 23 years behind bars will share a $24 million settlement…
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Wrongful conviction lawsuit for exonerated San Jose man heads toward trial

A wrongful conviction lawsuit from a man incarcerated 17 years for a San Jose drive-by shooting — based on flimsy witness identifications that were later…
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Cochran Fellow Profile: Tony Joe

NSBHF Associate Tony Joe reflects on his experience as a Cochran Fellow . Read More

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