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

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