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EEP Law Releases Statement on the Felony Conviction of Rebecca Hillman

Your Content Goes Here “Ryan Wilson’s life was lost in the City’s custody when those in power chose to let him die.” - John Elefterakis Former NYC correction captain, Rebecca Hillman, was convicted of criminally negligent homicide for ordering her subordinate not to intervene when an inmate committed suicide in his Manhattan jail cell. Hillman, 40, faces up to four years in prison for the death of Ryan Wilson in November 2020, who was serving time at The Tombs for parole violation and robbery charges. EEP Law represents the family of Ryan Wilson. By holding Rebecca [...]

EEP Law wins landmark $17.675 million settlement for exoneree Johnny Hincapie, a client who was wrongly convicted of Felony Murder.

Your Content Goes Here Among the Largest Wrongful Conviction Settlements in New York History. Johnny Hincapie was only 18 years old and had never been arrested when he was brought to the Midtown North Precinct by seasoned homicide detectives and coerced to falsely confess to one of the most notorious crimes of this City’s darkest era – the Labor Day 1990 stabbing of “Utah Tourist” Brian Watkins on a Midtown Subway platform. Despite his immediate recantation of the false confession and extensive evidence of his innocence, Mr. Hincapie was wrongly convicted of felony murder and sentenced [...]