Law student instrumental in proving man’s innocence has died, Georgia State officials say – WSB-TV Channel 2
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ATLANTA — Georgia State’s School of Legislation introduced that one in every of its college students died in a automobile crash final week.
It says third-year legislation pupil Alex Patafio died within the crash on Thursday.
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She was pursuing a Public Curiosity Legislation & Coverage Certificates and likewise labored as a legislation clerk at The Arora Legislation Agency.
The varsity stated she aspired to be a prison protection legal professional and was one in every of 34 college students collaborating in native professional bono initiatives.
“, we’re very comfortable that justice was served right now,” Patafio stated relating to a case Channel 2 instructed you about final month as she labored to show a person’s innocence.
Arthur Manning spent six months in jail on armed theft costs. Patafio and one other legislation pupil used cellphone data to indicate Manning was not on the scene of the crime when it occurred.
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The DeKalb District Lawyer’s workplace dropped the fees as soon as the proof got here to mild.
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