Wrongful convictions and the process of exoneration.
Say The Name #ShermanSingleton
Sherman Singleton is one of several inmates imprisoned after arrests by disgraced former New Orleans Police officer Len Davis, in otherwise unrelated cases, who have been released.
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Wrongful convictions occur when individuals are convicted of crimes they did not commit. These cases can arise due to various factors, including mistaken eyewitness identification, false confessions, misconduct by law enforcement or prosecutors, inadequate defense representation, or the discovery of new evidence.
In cases where advocates believe a person is wrongfully convicted, they may work to gather evidence, re-investigate the case, and present their findings to the appropriate legal authorities. This process can involve reviewing trial transcripts, conducting interviews, and utilizing forensic analysis to support the claim of innocence.
If new evidence is discovered that supports the individual’s innocence, they may file a petition for post-conviction relief or appeal their conviction. The legal system then reviews the evidence and determines whether there are grounds for a new trial or exoneration.
It’s important to consult legal professionals or organizations specializing in wrongful convictions to seek assistance and guidance in such cases. They can provide support, resources, and expertise to help navigate the complex process of seeking justice for those wrongfully convicted.
In the gripping podcast series “Family Fortune” listeners are taken on an emotional rollercoaster as they follow the remarkable story of Sherman Singleton, a father who spent an agonizing 32 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. Each episode delves into the intricate details of his legal battle, shedding light on the flaws in the justice system that led to his incarceration.
As the podcast progresses, the focus shifts towards Sherman’s newfound freedom and his arduous journey to rebuild his life. The audience witnesses the complexities of reintegration as Sherman grapples with the challenges of adjusting to a rapidly evolving world after three decades behind bars. The series captures the moments of joy, heartache, and self-discovery as Sherman forges connections with his adult children, seeks employment, and attempts to reconcile the lost years.
My father was framed by crooked #NOPD Officer Len Davis in 1990.
In 2022 after 32 years my father was released and vindicated. Now he’s telling his story of the rise and fall of a New Orleans crime syndicate.
Check out our new podcast about a father daughter duo discussing prison reform, business insights, and having heartfelt conversations! It’s called #FamilyFortune
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