A very special guest on this edition of Lawyer2Lawyer, Judge Nancy Gertner from the U.S. District Court for Massachusetts, speaks out about her experience as a criminal defense attorney, her career rise to jurist and…blogging as a Judge. Join Law.com bloggers and co-hosts Bob Ambrogi and J. Craig Williams as they welcome the Honorable Nancy Gertner, recipient of the 2008 Thurgood Marshall Award of the American Bar Association Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities, recognizing her contributions to advancing human rights and civil liberties.
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!