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George toca, an innocence project new orleans client, was freed on january 29, 2015 after nearly 31 years of wrongful incarceration new orleans - george toca was convicted of second-degree murder in the 1984 death of his good friend, eric batiste. A louisiana inmate at the center of a us supreme court debate over leniency for juvenile criminals had his life sentence cancelled thursday after spending more than three decades in prison george toca, convicted in new orleans of second-degree murder in 1985.
The prosecutors — assistant cook county state's attorneys george velcich and paul the board heard hobley's petition, and on january 9, 2003, governor george h ryan granted the pardon madison hobley was convicted on the known factors leading to wrongful conviction: alleged. After three convictions and 19 years in prison, juan rivera now stands to receive $20 million after the settlement of his wrongful conviction lawsuit against lake county law-enforcement authorities here's how the 23-year case unfolded. It was two-and-a-half days before illinois gov george ryan was to leave office in 2003 students who question murder convictions under investigation how many more cases of wrongful conviction have to occur before we can all agree that this system in illinois is broken.
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