David A. Turpin and Louise A. Turpin, whose children were found in squalid conditions, some shackled, could face up to 94 years to life in prison.
David A. Turpin, 56, and his wife, Louise A. Turpin, 49, could face up to 94 years to life in prison.
The wrongfully convicted have tried, and failed, to hold the New Orleans district attorney’s office accountable for breaking evidence rules. Now a lawsuit is citing 45 examples.
The settlement seemed likely to be the final legal development in a police shooting that led to huge protests in Minnesota.
Wilbert Jones spent nearly half a century behind bars. He left prison on Wednesday after judge a vacated his conviction because of withheld evidence.
The authorities subjected 850 high school students to “unreasonable, aggressive and invasive” searches, a lawsuit alleged. They were looking for drugs, but found none.