Fred Clay spent 38 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. After being released, he is looking to educate others. Clay was wrongfully convicted in the 1979 murder of a cab driver in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood. Wednesday, the AMC Boston Common showcased much more than a film. Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins joined Clay for a public…
The city of Philadelphia has agreed to pay $4.15 million to a man who spent 24 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit, one of the largest such payouts in city history. City officials agreed last week to settle a civil rights lawsuit filed by Shaurn Thomas, who was 20 when he was convicted of second-degree murder in…
A man who spent 27 years behind bars for the deadly stabbing of a New York City woman was cleared Monday, after prosecutors concluded that evidence that could have helped him was kept from his lawyers.