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COURT OVERTURNS CONVICTION OF GEORGIA MAN AFTER 22 YEARS OF WRONGFUL INCARCERATION

Convicted of burglary and sexual assault, Sandeep “Sonny” Bharadia has always maintained his innocence. 22 years later, a judge has finally overturned his conviction. On April 9, 2024, Gwinnett County Judge Laura Tate filed an order granting habeas relief to long-time Georgia Innocence Project client, Sonny Bharadia. Judge Tate ruled that Sonny’s constitutional rights were […]

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Behind Bars Despite DNA Evidence

In this post, we will dig deeper into one of GIP’s long-time active cases and explain how a procedural error can keep someone behind bars despite evidence of innocence. For Sonny Bharadia, that evidence of innocence comes in the form of DNA from inside a pair of gloves. The DNA proves that Sonny Bharadia was

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