Joe Salvati of Boston spent nearly 30 years in prison as an innocent man, along with three other men, convicted for a murder they did not commit. After years of legal twists and some unbelievable turns, the Justice Department declined an appeal of a $101.7 million settlement for all four men. Attorney and co-host Bob Ambrogi welcomes Attorney Victor J. Garo, Joe Salvati’s lawyer for more than 30 years and Attorney and Journalist Dan Rea, to discuss one of the worst cases of injustice and wrongful imprisonment. They talk about Federal Judge Nancy Gertner’s ruling and her criticism of the FBI, the power of the press, reaction to this bittersweet victory and fighting to the end for your client.
A huge victory in the case of Joe Salvati, of Boston, an innocent man who spent nearly 30 years in prison for a murder he did not commit. Legal researchers say this case is the longest intentional wrongful imprisonment in U.S. history. Now a Federal Judge’s ruling in Boston confirms the government’s wrongdoing, awarding Joe Salvati and three others over $101 million dollars!
Listen to this LegalTalkNetwork Special Report with Joe Salvati, his attorney, Victor Garo, who has led the long legal journey for justice, and Dan Rea, the Boston reporter whose investigative reports brought this story to light. You’ll hear about legal twists and turns that include FBI coverups, mob informants and hidden evidence as well as details of Federal Judge Nancy Gertner’s recent ruling lambasting the government for intentional misconduct and the framing of innocent men! Don’t miss this extraordinary story!