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Worthy names head of conviction integrity unit

Nov 14, 2017 - The Detroit News
Board and Executive Moves

Appellate attorney Valerie Newman has joined the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office as head of the office's new Conviction Integrity Unit, Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced Monday.

Newman has secured the freedom of a number of wrongly convicted individuals, according to the Prosecutor's Office.

One of Newman's most high-profile cases was the successful 2016 appeal on behalf of Davontae Sanford, a Detroit resident who served nearly nine years for murders at a reputed city drug house that ...