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California Innocence Project

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Brian Banks Shares His Story With Students Following Wrongful Rape Conviction, Being Cut From NFL

Brian Banks is finding his calling as an inspirational speaker after having spent years in prison on a wrongful conviction.

02/19/2014

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Exonerated Football Player Plans Comeback After Getting Cut From Atlanta Falcons

CBS2’s Randy Paige sat down with Brian Banks, a football player imprisoned for a crime he didn’t commit and exonerated years later. He was recently cut from the Atlanta Falcons but continues to amaze with his positive spirit and a comeback that transcends the football field.

09/08/2013

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Calif. Couple Charged In Qatar For Allegedly Starving 8-Year-Old To Death

A married couple from Los Angeles have been jailed in the Middle East on a charge of murder with intent and are being accused of starving their 8-year-old daughter to death.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/05/2013

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Exonerated Football Star Brian Banks Shows Support For ‘Innocence March’

Atlanta Falcons linebacker Brian Banks, who spent years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, walked in support of a march on behalf of the California Innocence Project (CIP) on Saturday.

05/12/2013

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Judge Frees Man Who Spent More Than 13 Years In Prison For Crime He Says He Didn’t Commit

A San Fernando Valley man who spent more than 13 years in prison for a crime a federal judge said he didn’t commit was released Tuesday while an appeal on his case is pending.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2013

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Former Long Beach Football Star Exonerated After Being Convicted Of Rape

A judge Thursday overturned the rape conviction of former Long Beach Polytechnic High School football star Brian Banks, who served more than five years in prison.

CBS Los Angeles–05/24/2012

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