NPR’s Fresh Air Covers the Story of Yutico Brileys Miracle Journey from Wrongful Conviction to Freedom

Lieff Cabraser partner Robert Nelson helped secure Yutico his overdue freedom New York Times Magazine staff writer, Emily Bazelon, was recently featured on NPR’s Fresh Air with Terry Gross, where she shared the details of the story of Yutico Briley’s wrongful conviction and eventual successful struggle for freedom. During the program both Briley and Bazelon

2021-07-13T21:17:16+00:00July 8th, 2021|Public Good|

Robert J. Nelson and USF Professor Lara Bazelon Win Freedom for Falsely Accused New Orleans Man Serving 60 Years for Armed Robbery He Did Not Commit

Along with University of San Francisco Law Professor Lara Bazelon, Lieff Cabraser partner Robert J. Nelson represents Yutico Briley, who was convicted in 2013 of armed robbery, stealing $102 at gunpoint. Yutico was 19 years old at the time, and received a sentence of 60 years without the possibility of parole, so this sentence effectively

2021-05-18T18:36:29+00:00May 17th, 2021|Firm News, Public Good|