Archive for February 2010

WRAL: Innocence Commission is Lake’s Legacy

See related video Raleigh, N.C. — When the state Innocence Inquiry Commission awarded Greg Taylor his freedom Wednesday, the process was especially gratifying for the man whose vision and expertise led to the group’s formation. The Innocence Inquiry Commission, which investigates and evaluates post-conviction claims of factual innocence, is the only agency of its kind…

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The News & Observer: He fought to fix wrongs; now he waits

BY RUTH SHEEHAN – Staff Writer Aside from his family, no one is watching Greg Taylor’s innocence hearing more intently than an elderly man in a conservative gray suit in the front row, middle seat. Sitting quietly, a trench coat folded neatly near his feet, I. Beverly Lake Jr., former chief justice of the state…

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