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Robert Gandy

Robert Gandy

In 1990, Robert Gandy was sentenced to life in prison for a robbery in Houston, Texas that left one man dead and two women wounded. He was granted a new trial and the charge dismissed because invalid firearms evidence was used to connect him to the crime.
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WALTER OGROD

WALTER OGROD

In 1996, Walter Ogrod was sentenced to death in Philadelphia for the murder of a four-year-old girl. He was exonerated in 2020 based on evidence withheld by the prosecution that disproved the cause of death and evidence that a jailhouse informant falsely accused him of confessing to the trial. (Photo: Margo Reed for The Inquirer)
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RUSTY WILLING

RUSTY WILLING

Rusty Willing of Quincy, Illinois was sentenced to 30 years in prison for the sexual assault of a child in 2016. He was granted a new trial in 2018 and then acquitted at retrial in 2020, in part based on new physical evidence that impeached the victim's testimony. (Photo: The Justice Initiative)
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Anthony Mitchell

Anthony Mitchell

In 2006, John Fulton and Anthony Mitchell were sentenced to 31 years in prison for a murder in Chicago, Illinois. They were exonerated in 2019 based on DNA testing, as well as evidence of their innocence that the police and prosecution had failed to disclose. (Photo: Chicago Sun-Times)
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