$45M wrongful conviction verdict, highest in state history, awarded by Ohio jury to wrongfully incarcerated artist

Dean Gillispie with his legal team

Artist and Fairborn, OH resident Dean Gillispie was wrongfully convicted in 1991 after former Miami Township Officer Matthew Scott Moore suppressed exculpatory evidence. Gillispie wrongly served 20 years in prison before being exonerated and later declared a wrongfully imprisoned person by the State of Ohio. DAYTON, OH, 11/21/22 – Minutes ago an Ohio federal jury… Read More

Man Allegedly Framed for Murder by Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Sues County, Cops

Alex Torres with his sister, Sandra Torres

Alex Torres was exonerated after wrongly serving 20 years behind bars LOS ANGELES – A host of Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department officers are accused of manufacturing and withholding evidence to frame a then-20-year-old Alexander Torres for murder in a suit filed in federal court here today. Torres ended up being wrongfully incarcerated for 20 years… Read More

Massachusetts Man Wins $8M Jury Verdict v. City for Police Frame-Up

Natale “Nat” Cosenza Was Wrongfully Imprisoned 16 Years After Worcester, MA Police Fabricated Evidence, Jury Says After spending almost 16 years wrongfully imprisoned for crimes he didn’t commit, yesterday a Worcester, MA man, Natale Cosenza, won an $8 million jury verdict and $30,000 in punitive damages in federal court. The verdict was the result of… Read More

Blistering COPA Report Points to Wider Chicago Police Scandal Beyond Disgraced Sgt. Ronald Watts

COPA Civilian Office of Police Accountability

Chicago Office of Police Accountability (COPA) Stonewalled Release of Report Until FOIA Suit by Watts’ Victims Report calls one cop’s conduct “blatant contempt for the principles of justice, his oath, and the rule of law.” CHICAGO, IL — A blistering report from the City of Chicago’s Civilian Office of Police Accountability (COPA) recommending the firing… Read More

Kim Foxx Sued for Her Office Issuing Illegal Subpoenas

Balanced Scale

After her brother was murdered, Latoya Ware was jailed for a monthbecause she did not show up to a meeting with Cook County prosecutors CHICAGO – Latoya Ware sued Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx in federal court late yesterday after Foxx’s office had Ware arrested and jailed for a month solely because she failed… Read More

Highest Wrongful Conviction Settlement
in Indiana History

Keith Cooper (left) with Attorney Elliot Slosar (right)

Keith Cooper, Who Received Indiana’s First PardonBased on Actual Innocence, Reaches Historic Settlement After being incarcerated in maximum security prison for more than seven years for crimes he didn’t commit, in 2017 Keith Cooper became the first person in Indiana history to win a governor’s pardon based upon actual innocence. Today he is announcing a… Read More

Man Sues Worcester Cops Who Framed Him for Murder

Dana Gaul with child

WORCESTER, MA – A man whom Worcester police continued to pursue with murder charges despite DNA excluding him as a possible suspect has turned around and sued those police officers in federal court this morning for faking evidence in an attempt to frame him. Dana Gaul, 43, father of four and nearly life-long resident of… Read More

Exonerated Indiana Man Sues Police Officers and Prosecutor Who Framed Him

Wrongful Conviction Lawsuit

During a two-day long interrogation, police coerced an intellectually disabled man into falsely confessing to a crime he didn’t commit. After the Indiana Appeals Court slammed police for committing perjury and withholding evidence, Andrew Royer was exonerated last year. SOUTH BEND, IN – Today Andrew Royer sued nine Elkhart, IN police officers and a prosecutor… Read More

Nine wrongly convicted New Yorkers sue the corrupt cops who framed them & the City that let it happen

Some of the exonorees suing NYPD

New York – This morning, nine in a potential avalanche of wrongfully convicted New Yorkers sued two convicted NYPD officers for framing them, along with New York City for condoning their massive corruption. “For well over a decade, former NYPD Officers Kevin Desormeau and Sasha Cordoba abused their power to frame innocent people for crimes… Read More

Kimberly Long Sues Corona, CA Police Who Framed Her for Murder

Kimberly Long, framed by Corona, CA police for murder

Corona, CA – Today, on the one-year anniversary of her exoneration, Kimberly Long filed a constitutional civil rights lawsuit in federal court against the City of Corona and several Corona Police Officers who framed her for a murder she did not commit. Ms. Long was wrongly arrested, prosecuted, and convicted of the 2003 murder of… Read More