Two Innocent Men Framed by LA Cops who Lied and Threatened Witnesses, Can Now Seek Justice

By Andrew Emett Los Angeles, CA — After collectively serving 47 years in prison for crimes that they did not commit, two wrongfully convicted men are allowed to advance lawsuits against the Los Angeles detectives and deputy who withheld exonerating evidence at their trials and pressured witnesses into falsely testifying against them.
A three-judge appellate panel denied immunity to police investigators on Wednesday after determining that they had been required to turn over exculpatory evidence in separate murder trials. Although attorneys for the police have argued that the lawsuits should be dismissed because the law was unclear in 1984 and 1991, officers have been …read more