Forensics: New Years Cheer: Philly to pay $9.8M to man exonerated who spent 28 years in prison after wrongful conviction for murder

Cops in this case involved in other similar misdeeds. 17 exonerations from the same district since 2017.

The settlement is the latest in a string of payouts to exonerees whose wrongful convictions in the 1980s and ’90s have cost the city more than $35 million in three years.
— Read on www.inquirer.com/news/chester-hollman-settlement-philly-exoneration-lawsuit-netflix-undisclosed-20201230.html

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Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
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