Exonerated by DNA: 
  Massachusetts wrongful
  convictions overturned 



Neill Miller

Neil Miller spent nine and a half years in Massachusetts prisons for crimes he did not commit. In 2000, DNA tests excluded Miller as the perpetrator. He was exonerated and freed. Photograph by Andrea Estes / The Boston Globe.

Neil Miller

Read a summary of Neil Miller’s case at the Innocence Project website.


News articles about  
the Neil Miller case

“Getting guilty right,” Brandon Garrett, March 27, 2011, The Boston Globe. 

“City to pay $3.2M in wrongful conviction suit,” Andrea Estes, March 10, 2006, The Boston Globe. 

“Suspect Arraigned in three 1989 rapes,” David Weber, August 3, 2004, The Boston Herald. 

“Roxbury man is accused of rapes,” Megan Tench, August 3, 2004, The Boston Globe. 

“Exonerated, but on Their Own: Helping Those Cleared by DNA,” Michael Wilson, May 10, 2003, The New York Times.

“Ex-inmate to sue over wrong rape conviction,” Andrea Estes, May 1, 2003, The Boston Globe. 

“State lags in aid for exonerated prisoners,” Francie Latour, April 20, 2002, The Boston Globe. 

“The price of injustice debt to those wrongly jailed stirs debate,” Kathleen Burge, May 29, 2001, The Boston Globe. 

“A bittersweet return to freedom,” Sacha Pfeiffer, May 11, 2000, The Boston Globe. 

Last page update: November 17, 2011


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