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Featured Case: Brian Peixoto

Brian Peixoto was convicted in 1996 for the murder of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old son Christopher Affonso, Jr., and sentenced to life in prison in Massachusetts. Peixoto’s supporters state that the child died from injuries sustained during a fall, not from child abuse, and they have four nationally and internationally recognized medical experts that support their claims. New expert evidence makes it clear that Brian Peixoto was wrongfully convicted.

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Boston Magazine Investigative Report

Boston Magazine takes an in-depth look at the Brian Peixoto case, in an investigative report titled: “Brian Peixoto’s Final Appeal”, which is published in their February 2016 issue. The report is also available online here:  www.bostonmagazine.com/news/article/2016/02/07/brian-peixoto-final-appeal.


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March 25, 2016: Is Brian Peixoto Being Punished By MCI Concord Prison For Proclaiming His Innocence?

December 17, 2014: Convicting science proven wrong, but Brian Peixoto left behind

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“I do not think that you can get a fair child abuse trial before a jury anywhere in the country…I do not care how sophisticated or law smart jurors are, when they hear that a child has been abused, a piece of their mind closes up, and this goes for the judge, the jurors, and all of us.”

– Abner Mivka, U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit 1990