One of the most stressful situations anyone can experience is getting accused of something they didn’t do. But stressful situations can quickly turn frightening when being accused of something that turns into a wrongful conviction in NYC. This makes having a great attorney on your side even more valuable. Thankfully for New Yorkers, the Law Offices of Cohen & Fitch LLP are the most Experienced Attorneys in New York. Not only are they the most experienced attorneys in New York, but they are also the best wrongful conviction attorneys in NYC!
Did You Know?
New York State leads most of the nation in wrong convictions with. According to statistics gathered by The Innocence Project
That same report also outlines how New York stacks up against other states in implementing reforms to address and prevent wrongful convictions:
• 7 states – but not New York – have taken legislative action to improve eyewitness identification procedures.
• 41 states – but not New York – have laws granting post-conviction DNA testing regardless of whether the defendant pled guilty (some people have pled guilty to crimes that DNA later proved they did not commit).
• 26 states – but not New York – have statutes mandating the preservation of crime scene evidence.
• Fourteen states – but not New York – require at least some interrogations to be recorded (either through state statute or ruling of the state high court). In addition, more than 500 local jurisdictions record at least some interrogations. Even though more people have been exonerated by DNA after falsely confessing to crimes in New York than in any other state, only 17 (11 police departments, 3 state police agencies, and 3 county sheriff’s offices) of these 500 local jurisdictions are in New York State.
That report came out in 2009, and yet not much has changed!
In fact, according to information gathered by CityLab from a study conducted by the National Registry of Exonerations, “from 1989 to 2017, there were over 1,600 exonerations in the United States. Of the top 10 counties listed in that study, three of them were in New York City. Those three counties included wrongful convictions in Brooklyn NY, wrongful convictions in Bronx NY, and wrongful convictions in Manhattan NY. Those statistics make it even more important for you or your loved ones to contact an attorney you can trust if you or they ever get into such a situation. Don’t let yourself become another statistic. Let our expert attorneys take care of you instead. Here at the Law Firm of Cohen & Fitch LLP, we take each and every case that comes through our doors very seriously. You and your loved ones will be treated with the utmost dignity and respect you deserve, and we will fight to help get you the justice you deserve.
Don’t Let Yourself Get Taken Advantage By The System!
Thankfully for New Yorkers, the Law Offices of Cohen & Fitch LLP have the most Experienced Attorneys in New York. If you’ve been wrongfully imprisoned, contacting a wrongful imprisonment Attorney at the Law Firm of Cohen & Fitch LLP can help get you the justice you deserve. Get ahold of the expert wrongful conviction attorneys in NYC at the Law Firm of Cohen & Fitch LLP today.
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