Peter Cross Wins Freedom For Client Wrongly Convicted Of Murder

EVW Partner Wins Freedom for Prisoner Accused of Murder after 18 Years in Prison — and is Now Suing for Compensation.
• February, 2014 EVW partner, Peter Cross, proved his client did not murder a livery cab driver in 1997. In 2006, the client had already exhausted his appeals. He, and three other men and a woman, were sentenced to life. Partner Cross fought six years, finally winning his client’s freedom, and setting the stage for exoneration of the other prisoners, as well. Cross has now brought a civil litigation under the N.Y. wrongful conviction statute and in a separate action has sued New York City for its use of manufactured, perjured testimony. Peter and the EVW team are also representing another wrongfully convicted man, who served more than five years for attempted murder – before a court determined the conviction was against the weight of evidence.