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Philadelphia 2016 Exoneration 137



Drug Related (Possession or sale)


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Judicially Exonerated

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"699 wrongful drug related convictions occurred in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from 2008 to 2012 that were based on investigations by one or more of six Philadelphia police officers accused in July 2014 of corruption that included filing false police reports and testifying perjuriously to obtain convictions. There were 53 exonerations in 2013, 107 in 2014, 396 in 2015, and 143 in 2016."

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"51 more tainted Philadelphia drug cases tossed, By Mark Fazlollah (Inquirer Staff Writer), Philadelphia Inquirer, February 7, 2016"

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