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Almost 23 years after losing his infant son and being wrongfully convicted of his death, MAIP client Clarence Jones’s name has finally been cleared. Tuesday, a Baltimore County Circuit Judge, who had been ordered by an appellate court to grant Clarence’s Writ of Actual Innocence, set aside the guilty verdict in his case and found that the State could not retry him, stating “Granting a new trial in this case would not serve the interests of justice.”

This victory comes after more than four years of litigation with our co-counsel at Skadden and Buckley, including an eight-day hearing. At the hearing, we presented the testimony of five medical doctors who testified to a reasonable degree of medical certainty that Clarence’s …

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