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Why Does Dewey Bozella “Stand Tall”?

Looking for a good read for the last long weekend of the summer? Check out Stand Tall: Fighting for My Life, Inside and Outside the Ring by Dewey Bozella, who was wrongfully imprisoned for 26 years until he was freed with the help of pro bono counsel from Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr*† and […]

VIDEO: 26 Years: The Dewey Bozella Story

In November, PBI was honored to hear from Dewey Bozella at the 2011 PBI Annual Dinner in New York.  Bozella, an amateur boxer who was wrongly imprisoned for 26 years, was exonerated in 2008 with the hard work of pro bono attorneys at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP*.  Bozella subsequently received the Arthur […]

Pro Bono Summer Reading

It’s Memorial Day Weekend and we are back to provide you with interesting and inspiring reading recommendations to occupy you at the beach, in the car, in the airport or wherever your travels take you this weekend. In summers past, our suggestions have included the best-selling The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, an article on […]

VIDEO: Meet the Face of Pro Bono

Just a week away from Thanksgiving, we at The PBEye are thinking about what we’re most thankful for.  Overall, we’re very thankful for all of our friends and supporters who spend so much of their time and energy fighting for access to justice for those in need.  We’re also thankful this year for having had […]

Faces of Pro Bono

Tonight’s the night!  The Pro Bono Institute’s Annual Dinner will be held tonight in New York.  Co-Chaired by Ford Motor Company*‘s David Leitch and Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP*‘s William Lee, the Dinner is sure to be a smashing success.  This year’s Dinner will honor Morrison & Foerster LLP* with the John H. […]

TKO for Pro Bono

The PBEye sends special congratulations to Dewey Bozella on winning his first and only professional boxing match on Saturday.  As we’ve reported on this blog previously, Bozella was an amateur boxer when he as wrongfully convicted of murder and spent 26 years in prison.  He was released in 2008 thanks to the hard work of […]

Ashe Awardee Fights for Justice

Yet again, pro bono is found where one would least expect it.  The PBEye was pleased to hear that  ESPN gave  the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage to Dewey Rader Bozella at its annual ESPY Awards earlier this week.  Bozella, 51, was imprisoned for 26 years following a wrongful conviction in the gruesome murder of […]