How Publicity Helped Reverse A Wrongful Conviction

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For more than a decade, lawyer Carl “Chip” Loewenson Jr. worked in obscurity trying to free Richard Rosario, who was serving a 25-to-life sentence for murder. A 1996 murder happened in New York when Rosario--according to 13 alibi witnesses including a sheriff’s deputy, a pastor and a federal corrections officer--was in Florida. How the case played out is a template for using publicity, though on a scale most lawyers can only dream of: A 12 . . .

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