Famous quotes by »

Jabbar Collins (born July 8, 1972) is an American man who served 16 years for a crime he did not commit. He was convicted of second-degree murder following the February 1994 death of Orthodox rabbi Abraham Pollack in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The 20-year-old Collins, who lived in a nearby housing project, was arrested and charged with the murder. In March 1995, he was sentenced by a jury to 34-years-to-life in prison, sixteen of which he served.In 2010, Collins was exonerated after a key witness recanted. The case was settled in 2014 for $13 million. It exposed questionable policies under the former Brooklyn district attorney, Charles J. Hynes, and Hynes' right-hand man Michael F. Vecchione.The case has been used by Judge Frederic Block in support of a bill for the nation’s first commission on prosecutorial conduct. The bill is pending approval by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

FAVORITE (0 fans)


Share your thoughts on Jabbar Collins's quotes with the community:

0 Comments

    Quote of the Day Today's Quote | Archive

    Would you like us to send you a FREE inspiring quote delivered to your inbox daily?

    Please enter your email address:

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this author page to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Jabbar Collins Quotes." Quotes.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 27 Oct. 2021. <https://www.quotes.net/authors/Jabbar+Collins+Quotes>.

    Missing a quote of Jabbar Collins?

    Know another good quote of Jabbar Collins? Don't keep it to yourself!

    Our favorite collection of

    Famous Authors

    »

    Browse Quotes.net

    Quiz

    Are you a quotes master?

    »
    Which Avenger said this, “That guy is playing galaga, didn’t think we’d notice but I did.”?
    • A. Clint Barton/ Hawkeye
    • B. Bruce Banner/ The Hulk
    • C. Nick Fury
    • D. Tony Stark/ Iron Man