New Medical Knowledge Debunks Shaken Baby Conviction

The 2001 conviction of a woman for murdering a toddler whose death was ascribed by medical experts to shaken baby syndrome was vacated by a judge who ordered a new trial after he was convinced in a CPL 440.10 proceeding by new medical knowledge that it was more likely the child died from an accidental fall from a chair.

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