OH! THANK GOD & ALL WHO HELPED HIM: Inmate who claims wrongful conviction may be freed – Miami-Dade – MiamiHerald.com

Inmate who claims wrongful conviction may be freed – Miami-Dade – MiamiHerald.com.

Inmate who claims wrongful conviction may be freed
By Scott Hiaasen The Miami Herald
 Federal prosecutors have agreed to allow early release for a West Palm Beach man who has served 11 years of a 24-year sentence, agreeing the evidence against was tainted because of a now-disgraced cop.

Inmate who claims wrongful conviction may be freed
By Scott Hiaasen The Miami Herald
 Federal prosecutors have agreed to allow early release for a West Palm Beach man who has served 11 years of a 24-year sentence, agreeing the evidence against was tainted because of a now-disgraced cop.
By Scott Hiaasen
shiaasen@miamiherald.com
Federal prosecutors have agreed to allow the early release of a West Palm Beach man who says he was wrongfully convicted of drug trafficking charges 10 years ago because of false testimony by a now-disgraced police officer.
But the defendant, 45-year-old Elroy Phillips, still must convince U.S. District Judge Joan Lenard that his case was so tainted that most of the charges against him should be dismissed, along with his 24-year prison sentence.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/05/16/2803040/inmate-who-claims-wrongful-conviction.html#storylink=cpy
By Scott Hiaasen
shiaasen@miamiherald.com
Federal prosecutors have agreed to allow the early release of a West Palm Beach man who says he was wrongfully convicted of drug trafficking charges 10 years ago because of false testimony by a now-disgraced police officer.
But the defendant, 45-year-old Elroy Phillips, still must convince U.S. District Judge Joan Lenard that his case was so tainted that most of the charges against him should be dismissed, along with his 24-year prison sentence.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/05/16/2803040/inmate-who-claims-wrongful-conviction.html#storylink=cpy

and please, read this article, too:

http://blogs.browardpalmbeach.com/pulp/2011/09/elroy_phillips_hearing.php  

Elroy Phillips, in Jail on a Charge He Says He Can Prove Is Bogus, Will Get Day in Court

Sent to Colorlines@colorlines.com, too

 

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