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The verb recant, and its derivative noun recantation, can mean:


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236 news items

 
Courthouse News Service
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:03:45 -0700

(CN) - A woman's recantation of testimony that her older brother sexually abused her as a child is not enough to prove him innocent, the 9th Circuit ruled Tuesday. Scott Jones was convicted in 2003 of sexually penetrating his sister with his finger on ...

New York Law Journal (registration)

New York Law Journal (registration)
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:45:00 -0700

During the 2010 habeas proceedings, Brooklyn prosecutors conceded the Brady violation regarding the recantation, but said it was unintentional and that Vecchione had no knowledge of the brief recantation. Hynes defended Vecchione's handling of the case ...

mySanAntonio.com

mySanAntonio.com
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 22:03:45 -0700

This combined with the new recantation by Webb points to the need for the Board on Pardons and Paroles to revisit a posthumous pardon for Willingham. What people involved in the case believe about Willingham's guilt or innocence in their heart of ...

CNN

CNN
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:25:14 -0700

"AFTER (emphasis Jackson's) the Willingham trial I did everything in my power to prevent his being killed by the (Aryan Brotherhood)," he said. "Webb wrote letters warning that he would be forced to write a recantation because of death threats from the ...
 
Al Jazeera America
Mon, 04 Aug 2014 18:19:09 -0700

A nonprofit group on Monday accused John H. Jackson — the prosecutor in the case of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed for the fire deaths of his three daughters — of trying to cover up a jailhouse informant's recantation. The New York-based ...
 
American Thinker (blog)
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 06:41:15 -0700

And no evidence exists that during sentencing he mumbled, “Still it moves," meaning that despite his recantation, the earth does move around the sun. Actually it is hard to find “martyrs for science." Though one can find examples under materialist ...
 
Ocala
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 06:58:13 -0700

After both the trial and appellate courts found the victim's recantation to be credible, the state dropped the charge against Bartek in February. Under Florida law, victims of wrongful incarceration can be compensated $50,000 for each year behind bars ...
 
Crikey
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:13:07 -0700

The great promise of Twitter is that it brings us closer to the people we're interested in. What are my friends doing? Where is my local MP today? How many journalists have published lists of facts about cats so far today? But there is no greater ...
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