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Was Clarence Spivey wrongfully convicted of rape 40 years ago?

The young woman, just 18 years old, was standing at the driver's side door of her blue Volkswagen in the parking lot of St. Joseph's Hospital in Providence on a clear and wintry Saturday evening when a young black man approached from behind and put a kni
‘The truth has to come out’
By JAMES ROBINSON  |  May 11, 2012
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Boston's $10 Million Boo-Boos

The bill continues to come due for the string of nine wrongful convictions discovered in Boston between 1999 and 2004 — a tab that has now topped $10 million in court settlements.
Righting a wrongful conviction
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  July 03, 2009
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Framed?

The Boston Phoenix has uncovered substantial new information about the Cowans case.
The Boston Police investigation of Stephan Cowans led to a wrongful conviction. Was it incompetent — or corrupt?
By DAVID S. BERNSTEIN  |  February 07, 2008