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Criminal – Certificate Of Innocence – Damages – Unjust Imprisonment (access required)

Although the 4th Circuit in 2008 reversed appellant’s conviction for embezzlement from his employer, a nonprofit organization that received over $10,000 annually in federal funds, appellant is not entitled to a certificate of innocence that would allow him to collect damages for unjust conviction and imprisonment, the 4th Circuit says. Appellant served as executive director of ...