A man who spent 23 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of a rape cannot sue police, the 8th Circuit ruled ruled.
Johnny Briscoe was sentenced to 45 years in prison for the 1982 rape of a woman at knifepoint.
In 2001, Briscoe took advantage of a new Missouri law to prove his innocence by testing old forensic evidence from the crime scene.
Source: Courthouse News. Read full article. (link)