Chicago, IL (trfnews.i234.me) – Darien Harris, a Chicago man who spent 12 years behind bars for a murder he did not commit, walked out of Cook County Jail a free man on Tuesday evening. His release comes after a judge vacated his conviction earlier this month, citing problematic testimony from a legally blind witness. Cook… Continue reading Chicago Man Wrongfully Imprisoned for 12 Years Exonerated and Released from Jail
109 H. Lee Sarokin ruled in several high-profile cases during his time as a United States circuit court judge. He freed Rubin “Hurricane” Carter after saying the prosecution was tainted by racism and ruled against the tobacco industry in a civil liability lawsuit. H. Lee Sarokin’s legacy Born in Perth Amboy, New Jersey, Sarokin earned… Continue reading judge who freed “Hurricane” Carter dies at 94 – .