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OCT 29, 2014 - Chicago Tribune

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Prosecutors from across U.S. discuss correcting their own mistakes

A day after judges vacated wrongful murder convictions in Brooklyn and Dallas, top local prosecutors from across the country took part Wednesday in a Chicago conference on what role prosecutors should play in uncovering and correcting their own mistakes.

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OCT 20, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Standing ovation at Met Opera despite protest

Carolyn Maloney and Peter King joined a crowd of demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday as part of an ongoing protest over an opera focused on the death of a Jewish man that critics say glorifies his Palestinian killers. About 400 people stood behind barricades chanting "Shame on the Met!" and carrying signs saying "The Met glorifies terrorism" before ...

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OCT 15, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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After decades in prison, man freed at NY prosecutor's request

By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK (Reuters) - Nearly three decades into a prison sentence he began as a teenager, a New York man who had been championed by boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter walked free on Wednesday after a judge vacated his murder conviction at a prosecutor's request. David McCallum was 16 years old in 1986 when a jury in Brooklyn ...

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OCT 15, 2014 - Boston Herald

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2 men cleared in 1985 NYC kidnapping, killing

NEW YORK — A man who served nearly 30 years in prison for murder was ordered freed Wednesday after prosecutors concluded he falsely confessed when he was 16.David McCallum and the late Willie Stuckey's convictions were thrown out Wednesday, at Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson's request. Thompson said their convictions hinged on untrue confessions, made by teenagers, rife with inaccuracies ...

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OCT 15, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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NYC prosecutor asks judge to quash decades-old murder convictions

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York City prosecutor will ask a judge on Wednesday to vacate 28-year-old murder convictions against two men, saying the convictions were based solely on confessions his office believes were false. Willie Stuckey, Jr., and David McCallum were both 16 years old in 1986 when a jury in Brooklyn found them guilty of kidnapping and ...

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