Posted in Compensation/Exoneree compensation, Exonerations, Uncategorized
Tagged AEDPA, compensation, Criminal Justice Reform, Emerson Stevens, habeas corpus, Jeffrey MacDonald, Johnny Hincapie, reform legislation, The Innocence Project of the University of Virginia School of law, Tyler Edmonds
The case of Jeffrey MacDonald, 68, the former Green Beret captain and medical doctor who was convicted of the 1970 murders of his wife and daughters, is getting some important second looks.
See earlier references to the case on the wrongful convictions blog by Martin Yant (here) and Phil Locke (here).
MacDonald, who has now served 30 years in prison, has always claimed innocence. Many know the case through Joe McGinness’s book “Fatal Vision.” A new Continue reading