News & Updates
June 1, 2010: Echoes of Injustice: Second Department Sends Cop Back to Prison in Racially-Charged Case from the 90s
Read the blog from The Criminal Lawyer, published by the Burney Law Firm
May 2012: Richard Diguglielmo Seeks New Evidence Review from Second Circuit Federal Court
By Julie O'Neill and Deborah Feyerick, CNN
June 2011: Letter from Richie's family
We are deeply shocked and saddened that the court has chosen to keep an innocent man imprisoned.
Has he not suffered enough?
July 18, 2011: Cop Wrongfully Convicted, by S. Richard Blassberg
July 1, 2011: Murder Conviction Of Ex-Cop Upheld In 1996 Brawl, By Mark Toor, The Chief
April 4, 2011: Reply Brief for Defendant-appellant Richard D. DiGuglielmo
January 17, 2011: Brief Filed with NY State Court of Appeals to vacation conviction and free Richard
November 19, 2010: Court of Appeals Grants Leave
July 15, 2010: Reply Brief to Honorable Eugene Pigott, Jr., Court of Appeals
July 7, 2010: ADA's letter in opposition
June 16, 2010: Letter to Court of Appeals Asking for Leave to Review Richard's Case
June 1, 2010: Statements from Richard DiGuglielmo and Andrew Schapiro, attorney for Richard DiGuglielmo
May 28, 2010: The Appellate Division, Second Department has reinstated Richie's conviction.
October 14, 2009: Westchester DA's Office to Appeal
October 10, 2008: Appellate Division, Second Department denies DA's motion for stay.
September 18, 2008: CONVICTION VACATED--JUDGE ORDERS IMMEDIATE RELEASE!
May 8, 2008: 100 DAYS
January 28, 2008: READ RICHARD BLASSBERG'S COVERAGE IN THE WESTCHESTER GUARDIAN
HOLIDAY GREETINGS FROM RICHIE:
December 6, 2007: RICHARD BLASSBERG'S COVERAGE OF THE HEARING IN THE WESTCHESTER GUARDIAN:
December 5, 2007: ORAL ARGUMENTS SET FOR JANUARY 30, 2008
December 3, 2007: EYEWITNESS JAMES WHITE TESTIFIES
November 28, 2007: Hearing to resume Monday, December 3 with testimony of eyewitness James White
Nov. 27, 2007: Judge wants to hear from other witnesses whose accounts of shooting changed over time
November 26, 2007: JUDGE CONCERNED WITH THREE WITNESS'S ACCOUNTS
November 21, 2007: DA's MOTION TO DISMISS DENIED, HEARING TO RESUME MONDAY
November 20, 2007: EYEWITNESS HOLDS UP WELL UNDER CROSS EXAMINATION
November 19, 2007: HEARING OPENS—WITNESS STICKS TO HIS ORIGINAL STORY
October 14, 2007: HEARING RESCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 19
September 20, 2007: HEARING RESCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 16
July 26, 2007: JUDGE ORDERS HEARING ON KEY EYEWITNESS
July 2, 2007: Official Report: DA Pirro Refused DNA tests for Innocent Man
June 7, 2007
Read "Police Officer Richard DiGuglielmo Never Had a Chance," by Richard Blassberg, in today's Westchester Guardian.