Milbank Team Defeats Death Sentence In Murder Case

Law360, Grand Rapids (November 30, 2017, 2:44 PM EST) -- Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP attorneys have secured a pro bono victory crushing the death sentence of a man they believe is innocent and who has served 30 years on death row for the rape and murder of a child, allowing them to continue their fight for his exoneration.

After nearly a decade of work on the case, a team of attorneys led by partner Tawfiq Rangwala secured a recent appellate court decision finding that John Francis Wille’s death sentence was properly vacated for a...
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