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Bill Clinton's Other Terrible Crime Bill

Lorenzo Johnson | Posted 04.21.2016 | Crime
Lorenzo Johnson

Election time is here, and prison reform is now a hot topic. Much of the focus recently has been on the crime bill that then-President Bill Clinton si...

More Amazing Grace

Steve Drizin | Posted 12.28.2014 | Crime
Steve Drizin

I don't intend to dwell on this topic much further but there's one more astonishing act of grace -- from the most unlikely of sources -- I feel compelled to testify to. And it concerns David's greatest champion -- Dr. Rubin "Hurricane" Carter.

Amazing Grace

Steve Drizin | Posted 12.20.2014 | Crime
Steve Drizin

In my life as a lawyer, I've been privileged to play a role in exonerating a number of innocent men and women. But last week, as I sat in a Brooklyn courtroom, waiting for State Supreme Court Judge Matthew J. D'Emic to vacate the convictions of David McCallum and Willie Stuckey, I knew I was witnessing something special.

Hurricane Carter's 'Pig-Circus' Trials

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Crime
Bennett L. Gershman

Whether Carter, along with John Artis, were guilty or innocent will never be known for certain. What is certain, however, is that Carter and Artis were denied fair trials because of the deliberate misconduct by the Passaic County prosecutors.

My Friendship With A Convicted Murderer: Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 06.23.2014 | Politics
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Twenty-eight years ago, I issued an order freeing Rubin Carter from prison after he had served 19 years for murders that I am convinced he did not commit.

David & Me Chronicles Rubin Carter's Fight to Free David McCallum as He Fights for His Own Life

Steve Drizin | Posted 06.18.2014 | Crime
Steve Drizin

Young suspects like McCallum and Stuckey are like putty in the police's hands; they fold much more quickly under pressure.