South Side Man’s Rape Conviction Overturned After Decades In PrisonStanley Wrice has been in prison for 31 years for a brutal, 1982 rape. Tuesday, a Cook County judge granted him a new trial, in part, because he was tortured into making a confession.
Daley Won't Have To Testify In Man's Bid To Overturn ConvictionFormer Mayor Richard M. Daley will not have to take the stand in a post-conviction hearing of a man who said he was forced into confessing to a 1982 gang rape after detectives working under disgraced Chicago Police Cmdr. Jon Burge tortured him.
Convicted Rapist's Appeal Will Stay In Cook CountyStanley Wrice has claimed he was tortured into a false confession and his attorneys have subpoenaed former Mayor Richard M. Daley to testify in a post-conviction appeal.
Convict Who Claims Police Torture Wants Case Moved Out Of Cook CountyLawyers for a man who has spent 31 years in prison for a rape he claims he did not commit have requested the case be moved out of Cook County, after the judge hearing the politically-charged case recused herself.
State Supreme Court Orders Hearing For Alleged Torture VictimThe Illinois Supreme Court has ordered a hearing for a convicted rapist who claims he was tortured into a false confession by detectives working for Cmdr. Jon Burge.
State Supreme Court To Hear Convicted Rapist's Torture AllegationThe Illinois Supreme Court will hear arguments Thursday regarding a convicted rapist's effort to get a new trial, based on an alleged tortured confession.