TBA Law Blog


Posted by: Katharine Heriges on May 17, 2018
Six months after witnesses recanted the testimony that led to his conviction, a Nashville man still waits for a new trial in a 25-year-old case, the Nashville Scene reports. Cyrus Wilson was convicted in 1994, based on the testimony of juvenile witnesses. Four of those witnesses now say that police and prosecutors coerced them into lying on the stand. Judge Seth Norman, who served as the judge in Wilson’s original trial, has yet to issue a ruling on whether Wilson will see a new trial.