EXONEREE FERNANDO BERMUDEZ TO ENDORSE “ACTUAL INNOCENCE ACT” TOMORROW AT CITY HALL
A press release from State Senator Eric Scheniderman:
NEW YORK - In his first press conference since being exonerated after serving 18 years for a crime he did not commit, Fernando Bermudez will join State Senator Eric T. Scheniderman, civil rights advocates and elected officials TOMORROW to endorse the “Actual innocence Act" (S.6234). This legislation establishes “actual innocence” as a lawful basis for vacating a prior conviction, giving the wrongfully convicted an opportunity to directly prove their innocence.
WHO: Fernando Bermudez will join Sen. Eric Schneiderman, Assm. Adriano Espaillat, elected officials and civil rights leaders.
WHEN: Tuesday, December 22 @ 11:30AM
WHERE: Steps of New York Supreme Court
60 Centre Street