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Unjust Conviction: Warney v. State

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Unjust Conviction Civil Damages Warney v. State CA 08-02261 Appealed from the Court of Claims Background: Douglas Warney was wrongfully convicted of murder and served years in prison. His conviction was vacated based on newly-found DNA evidence that implicated another person. Of limited intelligence, he had given the police a confession. After being exonerated and released, he ...