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#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Dennis Maher

  Dennis Maher spent 19 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.   Dennis Maher was wrongfully convicted for rape and assault in 1984 and was incarcerated for 19 years before he was exonerated.   On November 16, 1983, a 28-year-old woman was attacked as she was walking home from work in Lowell, Massachusetts. An unknown man approached her and tried to engage her in conversation before forcing her into a nearby yard, where he sexually assaulted her.   A second incident occurred the following evening, close to the site of the first assault. A 23-year-old woman walking home from work was pushed to the ground by a man wielding a knife. She successfully escaped after a struggle and notified the police. The second victim described the assailant as a man wearing a red, hooded sweatshirt and a khaki military-style jacket.   Dennis…

15 Feb 2017

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Habib Wahir...

8 Feb 2017

Habib Wahir Abdal was finally exonerated by new forensic evidence after being wrongfully convicted Habib Wahir Abdal, then known as Vincent Jenkins, was wrongfully convicted for…

Is it a Crime to be Present While a Crime is...

31 Jan 2017

It is not a crime to be present while a crime is being committed. It is not a criminal offence to be present while a crime…

#wrongfullyconvictedwednesday Ivan Henry

25 Jan 2017

Ivan Henry was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault Ivan Henry was wrongfully convicted of sexual assault, which included a series of violent sexual assaults and multiple…

Is it a Crime to Use Someone Else’s...

25 Jan 2017

It is a crime to use some else’s health card   It is a criminal offence to use some else’s health card According to Health Canada,…

How to Choose the Best Criminal Lawyer

19 Jan 2017

Choosing the right criminal defence lawyer for you doesn’t have to be a stressful process.    If you have been charged with a criminal offence, it…

#wrongfullyconvictedwedensday Bruce Godschalk

18 Jan 2017

Bruce Godschalk spent 15 years in prison for crimes he did not commit. Bruce Godschalk of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania was wrongfully convicted of forcible rape and…