98-year-old woman seeks to overturn 1950 spying conviction

Hysteria often breeds wrongful convictions. The anti-communist hysteria of the 1950s McCarthy era undoubtedly led to some miscarriages of justice, and Miriam Moskowitz says her espionage conviction was one of them. Now 98, Moskowitz says she wants to clear her name while she still has time, and has asked a federal judge to throw out her 1950 conviction. You can read about the case here.

One response to “98-year-old woman seeks to overturn 1950 spying conviction

  1. thanks for sharing this, Marty. would probably never have otherwise known the story. I hope some compassionate judge grants her request.

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