Two New Brunswick Men Acquitted of a Murder They Were Wrongly Convicted of 40 Years Ago

Jan 05th, 2024 - News/Press

This afternoon Robert (Bobby) Mailman and Walter (Wally) Gillespie were acquitted by Chief Justice Tracey DeWare of the King’s Bench Court in Saint John, New Brunswick, 40 years after they were wrongly convicted in the murder of George Leeman.

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Summer 2024 Law Student Fellowship

Jan 05th, 2024 - News/Press

Employer: Innocence Canada

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Justice Minister Quashes Murder Convictions of Two New Brunswick Men Convicted of a Murder 40 Years Ago

Dec 22nd, 2023 - News/Press

Innocence Canada is announcing that this afternoon, Justice Minister Arif Virani quashed the murder convictions of Robert (Bobby) Mailman and Walter (Wally) Gillespie 40 years after they were charged and convicted in the murder of George Leeman in Saint John, New Brunswick.

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Indigenous Man Returns to the Court in Winnipeg where He was Convicted 50 Years Ago

Oct 23rd, 2023 - News/Press

More than 49 years ago on March 5, 1974, Clarence Woodhouse, a young Indigenous man, and a member of the Pinaymootang First Nation on the Fairford Indian Reserve in Manitoba, was convicted of the murder of Mr. Ting Fong Chan in Winnipeg, a crime he did not commit.

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