Man Freed After Serving 35 years 11 months and 8 days in Prison for An Arson-Murder that Wasn’t

PRESS RELEASE Press Conference on Saturday January 24, 2015 at 1pm at The McShane Firm, LLC 3601 Vartan Way, 1st Floor, Harrisburg, PA 17110 all are welcome. Man Freed After Serving 35 years 11 months and 8 days in Prison for An Arson-Murder that Wasn’t (Harrisburg, PA and Bellefonte, PA)– In July 1979, James Hugney […]

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Meet James Hugney: An Innocent Man Who has been Locked in Jail for 35 Years

Criminal justice is a human endeavor.  Thus mistakes are made.  Sometimes this results in innocent people getting executed or spending years in prison for a crime they simply did not commit. One such story is that of Mr. James Hugney. In 1978, a fire ripped through Hugney’s home in Harrisburg.  Hugeny’s son, James Jr. suffered […]

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