Inmate Cannot Clear His Name Without Evidence of Guilty Party

, New York Law Journal


David McCallum has a plethora of loyal advocates certain of his innocence, a pro bono legal team that has been working on his behalf for a decade, a supportive family that never has stopped believing in him and a district attorney who is willing to listen and even agreed to post-conviction DNA testing. What McCallum lacks is perhaps the one and only thing that could clear his name after 28 years: evidence that someone else committed a murder.

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  • Jersey

    the article doesn't say if McCallum has brought an appeal based on ineffective assistance of counsel.

  • MIchael

    The In-Just-Us system has to protect its own. NO Judge will ever call a DA a flat out liar, even in the face of indisputable evidence, because they need to "work with" the DA's office and investigators; No Judge will ever convict a Police Officer for brutalizing a suspect, becuase they must "work with" the NYPD; It's a shame that there is only Justice for the elite/rich and for 'friends' of the Court.

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