Sometimes the courts get it wrong. The harsh reality is that innocent people spend years behind bars for crimes they didn’t commit; oftentimes more than any of us would like to admit.
Reports show that around 2% to 10% of those currently behind bars have been unjustly incarcerated. Unfortunately, New York seems to be leading the pack with record numbers of wrongful convictions in recent years.
Sources of Wrongful Conviction
Some common causes for these injustices include:
Effects of Wrongful Conviction
Nothing can make up for the years wasted spent in jail or the missed opportunities, relationships, and life experiences that come with a wrongful conviction. At Spolin Law, we recognize that while we can’t change the events of the past, there are post-conviction remedies that can help our clients regain control of their future.
In the search for justice, our team approaches each case with proper diligence and determination to uncover the facts of the case and assess damages, all in an effort to help compensate you for the irreversible hardships you have suffered.
Get the Legal Help You Need
Aaron Spolin and his top-ranked team of wrongful conviction attorneys can help you find relief after being wronged by the New York criminal justice system. Because prosecutors and judges are reluctant to admit to doing anything wrong, appellate law is oftentimes tricky to navigate. You need a team that is ready to devote time and energy to your defense and has the legal expertise to handle its difficulty.