• barry jacobson April 5, 2022 1:15 pm

    1983 Arson Conviction Vacated Due to Antisemitism at Trial

    A New York man who spent nearly 40 years trying to clear his name after a jury tainted by antisemitism wrongfully convicted him of arson has finally been vindicated. Lawyers for Barry Jacobson — who were helped in their efforts by the Anti-Defamation League and the Innocence Project — announced Tuesday that a court vacated his conviction earlier this year…

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