In December, 1995, Richard Johnson’s Chicago, IL, trial judge reversed the bench trial conviction and the 36-year sentence he had issued Johnson five years earlier for sexual assault. Again, DNA testing, championed and paid for by Centurion, established Johnson’s innocence and proved victim eyewitness testimony to be erroneous.
DNA Results Free Man on Bond in 1990 Rape Case
By Daniel Lehmann
The Chicago Sun-Times
December 6, 1995