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Wrongful Conviction

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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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Man Enjoys Freedom After Spending 19 Years In Prison For Murder He Didn’t Commit

A man who spent 19 years in prison for a murder he didn’t commit enjoyed his first full day of freedom on Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/25/2012

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New Evidence May Clear Name Of Star Local Football Player Convicted Of Rape

A former local football star who once had a full scholarship to USC and dreams of the NFL is fighting to clear his name. Brian Banks’ dreams all ended when he was convicted of raping a classmate when he was just 16 years old.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/28/2012

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Man Exonerated Of Murder After Spending 17 Years In Prison

Obie Anthony spent 17 long years in prison for a murder in South Los Angeles. Now, Anthony has been exonerated and he walked out of prison Tuesday night into the arms of his fiancee and family.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2011