Exonerated by DNA:
  Massachusetts wrongful
  convictions overturned 

Ulysses Rodriguez Charles

Ulysses Rodriguez Charles was wrongfully imprisoned in Massachusetts for 17 years before DNA tests showed he was innocent.

Ulysses Rodriguez Charles

Read a summary of Ulysses Rodriguez Charles’s case at the Innocence Project website.

News articles about the
Ulysses Rodriguez Charles case

“Man freed in rape case settles suit for $3.25m,” Jonathan Saltzman, December 29, 2009, Boston Globe. 

“Massachusetts man settles wrongful conviction suit,” December 29, 2009, My Fox Boston. 

“Court won't disqualify judge in case,” Jonathan Saltzman, December 17, 2008, Boston Globe. 

“US judge rejects call for recusal,” Jonathan Saltzman, November 26, 2008, Boston Globe. 

“Hub seeks federal judge's recusal, citing `favoritism' Trying a wrongful conviction lawsuit,” Jonathan Saltzman, November 17, 2008, Boston Globe.

“Judge raps plan to deport plaintiff,” October 9, 2008, Boston Globe.

“Erroneous felony conviction cases,” June 21, 2005, Boston Globe. 

 “Man wrongly convicted in 3 rapes files suit DNA tests ended 19 years in prison,” Shelley Murphy, May 19, 2004, Boston Globe. 

“Bad rape rap brings lawsuit vs. cops, DA,” J.M Lawrence, May 19, 2004, Boston Herald.

“Conviction overturned, man free ex-rape defendant faces INS action,” Thanassis Cambanis, August 24, 2002, Boston Globe. 

“Man jailed 19 years for rape freed,” J.M. Lawrence, August 24, 2002, Boston Herald. 

Last page update: November 18, 2011

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