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Case history

June 1, 2010: Echoes of Injustice: Second Department Sends Cop Back to Prison in Racially-Charged Case from the 90s

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Case History

May 2012: Richard Diguglielmo Seeks New Evidence Review from Second Circuit Federal Court

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Ex-cop fights life sentence in bizarre murder case

By Julie O'Neill and Deborah Feyerick, CNN

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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?

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July 18, 2011: Cop Wrongfully Convicted, by S. Richard Blassberg

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July 1, 2011: Murder Conviction Of Ex-Cop Upheld In 1996 Brawl, By Mark Toor, The Chief

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April 4, 2011: Reply Brief for Defendant-appellant Richard D. DiGuglielmo

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January 17, 2011: Brief Filed with NY State Court of Appeals to vacation conviction and free Richard

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November 19, 2010: Court of Appeals Grants Leave

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July 15, 2010: Reply Brief to Honorable Eugene Pigott, Jr., Court of Appeals

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July 7, 2010: ADA's letter in opposition

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June 16, 2010: Letter to Court of Appeals Asking for Leave to Review Richard's Case

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June 1, 2010: Statements from Richard DiGuglielmo and Andrew Schapiro, attorney for Richard DiGuglielmo

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May 28, 2010: The Appellate Division, Second Department has reinstated Richie's conviction.

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October 14, 2009: Westchester DA's Office to Appeal

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October 10, 2008: Appellate Division, Second Department denies DA's motion for stay.

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September 26, 2008

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Read the article on the ruling in the New York Law Journal

September 18, 2008: CONVICTION VACATED--JUDGE ORDERS IMMEDIATE RELEASE!

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May 8, 2008: 100 DAYS

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January 28, 2008: READ RICHARD BLASSBERG'S COVERAGE IN THE WESTCHESTER GUARDIAN

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HOLIDAY GREETINGS FROM RICHIE:

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December 6, 2007: RICHARD BLASSBERG'S COVERAGE OF THE HEARING IN THE WESTCHESTER GUARDIAN:

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December 5, 2007: ORAL ARGUMENTS SET FOR JANUARY 30, 2008

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December 3, 2007: EYEWITNESS JAMES WHITE TESTIFIES

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November 28, 2007: Hearing to resume Monday, December 3 with testimony of eyewitness James White

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Nov. 27, 2007: Judge wants to hear from other witnesses whose accounts of shooting changed over time

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November 26, 2007: JUDGE CONCERNED WITH THREE WITNESS'S ACCOUNTS

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November 21, 2007: DA's MOTION TO DISMISS DENIED, HEARING TO RESUME MONDAY

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November 20, 2007: EYEWITNESS HOLDS UP WELL UNDER CROSS EXAMINATION

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November 19, 2007: HEARING OPENS—WITNESS STICKS TO HIS ORIGINAL STORY

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October 14, 2007: HEARING RESCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 19

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September 20, 2007: HEARING RESCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 16

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July 26, 2007: JUDGE ORDERS HEARING ON KEY EYEWITNESS

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July 2, 2007: Official Report: DA Pirro Refused DNA tests for Innocent Man

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June 7, 2007

Read "Police Officer Richard DiGuglielmo Never Had a Chance," by Richard Blassberg, in today's Westchester Guardian.

February 19, 2007: "Overturned Murder Conviction Casts Doubt on Pirro Legacy"

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Feb. 8, 2007: Federal Judge Overturns DiSimone Conviction Due to Withholding of Evidence by DA Pirro's Office

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January 24, 2007: Journal News Article on Two Recanting Witnesses in DiGuglielmo Case

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January 3, 2007: Key Eyewitness Recants Testimony in DiGuglielmo Case

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October 5, 2006: More Ethical Questions for Ms. Pirro...

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October 3, 2006: Watch an interview with Richie videotaped by the Journal News

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September 21, 2006: New Appeal Filed for Richard DiGuglielmo

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