Maurice Caldwell

Maurice Caldwell was wrongfully convicted of a San Francisco murder in 1990. He was released in 2011. (CBS)

Man Wrongly Convicted In SF Murder Questions Police Lineups

Maurice Caldwell spent 20 years behind bars, for a murder a judge now said he did not commit. The case raises questions about the reliability of police lineups and how many law enforcement agencies aren’t using the best practices.



Retrial Set After ’91 San Francisco Murder Conviction Tossed

San Francisco prosecutors announced Thursday they will retry an imprisoned man whose 1991 murder conviction was overturned by a judge last month.

CBS San Francisco–01/20/2011


1990 San Francisco Murder Conviction, Life Sentence Overturned

A San Francisco Superior Court judge Thursday overturned the murder conviction of a man serving a life sentence in prison for the 1990 shooting of another man during a drug deal in the Alemany public housing projects.

CBS San Francisco–12/17/2010