False Arrests, Convictions and Imprisonments Category

April 1, 2019

A Rural County Owes $28 Million for Wrongful Convictions. It Doesn’t Want to Pay.

Six innocent people who were sent to prison for a murder sued and won. Now the county that wrongfully convicted them has to raise taxes to pay them.

April 1, 2019

A Former Detective Accused of Framing 8 People for Murder Is Confronted in Court

Louis Scarcella was once a rock-star detective in Brooklyn’s most crime-ridden precincts. In court, he faced men he put in prison who were later exonerated.