"Rebuilding the Lives of the Wrongfully Convicted"

Post Exoneration Litigation


Dempsey v. State of Ohio, A case for wrongful conviction, Ohio courts, 2010

Illinois v. Gregory Fisher, On petition for writ of certiorari, Supreme Cout, 2004

Pottawattamie County, IA v. McGhee, On the immunity of prosecutors in cases of wrongful conviction, Supreme Court, 2009

Skinner v. Switzer, On DNA access for prisoners, Supreme Court,  2010

Thompson v. Connick, On compensation for wrongfully convicted, Supreme Court 2010



Avery, Michael. "Obstacles to Litigating Civil Claims for Wrongful Conviction: An Overview" 2010

Beerman, Jack M. "Symposium on Remedies for Exonerated Prisoners" Public Interest Law Journal, 2009

Lonergan, Jessica R. "Protecting the Innocent: A Model for Comprehensive, Individualized Compensation of the Exonerated" 2008

Merrefield, Clark. "Wrongful Conviction Compensation in New York State" The John Scott Case. 2008

Wood, Robert S. "Should False Imprisonment Damages Be Taxable?" NYSBA Journal, 2009

Wood, Robert S. "Why the Stadnyk Case on False Imprisonment Is a Lemon" Woodcraft Tax Notes, 2010



Tax On Wrongful Imprisonment Needs Reform

New York: $18 Million to Man Wrongly Imprisoned

Texas: Cole attorney accuses police of destroying fingerprint, other mistakes

Why We Ignored the Supreme Court’s Review of Connick v. Thompson

Texas: Family and supporters of Timothy Cole Pressing for City Apology

Washington: Court seems skeptical on $14 million judgment

14 Years on Death Row. $14 Million in Damages?

Supreme Court: Deliberative Indifference