Students from the University of Virginia’s School of Law helped to overturn the conviction of a Chantilly man who once faced the death penalty. Earlier this week, a federal judge threw out drugs and weapons convictions in the case of 30-year-old Justin Wolfe, according to a news release from the UV’s law school. The decision came more than a monthafter the judge overturned Wolfe’s murder-for-hire conviction and the death penalty sentence, the release said. “We’re elated and gratified,” said Deirdre Enright, director of investigation for the Innocence Project Clinic. “It’s rare to get relief in death penealty cases and rarer still to lay it at the feet of the prosecutors.
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