Tag Archives: wrongful conviction

Georgia Supreme Court halts Execution for DNA Testing

The Georgia Supreme Court halted the execution of a defendant, ordering the trial court judge to consider the defendant’s request for DNA testing. Carlton Gary, convicted in 1986 of murdering three individuals, asked a trial court judge to conduct DNA…

Jails may hold many wrongfully convicted, UBC study suggests

IVAN HENRY CASE Jails may hold many wrongfully convicted, UBC study suggests WENDY STUECK January 23, 2009 When the B.C. Court of Appeal agreed this month to reopen the case of convicted rapist Ivan Henry, the decision highlighted the possibility…