43 min

Justice Delayed, Part 2 Pursuing Justice: The Pro Bono Files

    • Education

What happens when a BigLaw firm brings its resources to bear on a wrongful conviction case? In Part 2 of this dramatic story, hear from a Milbank LLP partner and counsel about their successful pro bono advocacy for a wrongfully imprisoned client who was denied release even after his murder conviction was overturned.
Related Links:
National Registry of Exonerations profile of Mark Purnell
https://www.law.umich.edu/special/exoneration/Pages/casedetail.aspx?caseid=6318
Press Release: Milbank Wins Dismissal of Murder Conviction, Freeing Innocent Man After Nearly 16 Years in Prison
https://www.milbank.com/en/news/milbank-wins-dismissal-of-murder-conviction-freeing-innocent-man-after-nearly-16-years-in-prison.html
Delaware Supreme Court: Purnell v. Delaware, 254 A.3d 1053 (Del. 2021)
https://law.justia.com/cases/delaware/supreme-court/2021/113-2020.html
Delaware Innocence Project 
https://www.innocencede.org/
National Innocence Project 
https://innocenceproject.org/about/
 
PLI is proud to offer programs, Pro Bono Memberships, and scholarships to support the essential public service work of the legal profession.

What happens when a BigLaw firm brings its resources to bear on a wrongful conviction case? In Part 2 of this dramatic story, hear from a Milbank LLP partner and counsel about their successful pro bono advocacy for a wrongfully imprisoned client who was denied release even after his murder conviction was overturned.
Related Links:
National Registry of Exonerations profile of Mark Purnell
https://www.law.umich.edu/special/exoneration/Pages/casedetail.aspx?caseid=6318
Press Release: Milbank Wins Dismissal of Murder Conviction, Freeing Innocent Man After Nearly 16 Years in Prison
https://www.milbank.com/en/news/milbank-wins-dismissal-of-murder-conviction-freeing-innocent-man-after-nearly-16-years-in-prison.html
Delaware Supreme Court: Purnell v. Delaware, 254 A.3d 1053 (Del. 2021)
https://law.justia.com/cases/delaware/supreme-court/2021/113-2020.html
Delaware Innocence Project 
https://www.innocencede.org/
National Innocence Project 
https://innocenceproject.org/about/
 
PLI is proud to offer programs, Pro Bono Memberships, and scholarships to support the essential public service work of the legal profession.

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