Wrongful Conviction

H&F Files Notice of Claim in Joseph Jackson Wrongful Conviction

H&F Files Notice of Claim in Joseph Jackson Wrongful Conviction

Today we put Nassau County on notice that exonerated client Joseph Jackson intends to file a wrongful conviction lawsuit after spending over 23 years in jail. Nassau County's own DA moved earlier this month to vacate Mr. Jackson's 25-year to life murder conviction after conceding Brady violations.

H&F Selected as Lead Counsel in Derrick Hamilton Wrongful Conviction Litigation

H&F Selected as Lead Counsel in Derrick Hamilton Wrongful Conviction Litigation

Mr. Hamilton spent 21 years wrongfully imprisoned for murder. The Brooklyn DA's Conviction Review Unit later determined that he had been wrongfully convicted and denied due process. The sole eyewitness claims Detective Louis Scarcella suborned perjury.