Valentino Dixon, recently exonerated in the death of Torriano Jackson, will be back in court on November 7, 2018 for “re-sentencing.” Yes, you read that right. The Department of Corrections wants Valentino to be on a supervised release for 3 years for a previous charge, unrelated to his exoneration. Valentino, who has never shied away … Continue reading Valentino Dixon Due Back In Court
Valentino Dixon, wrongfully convicted for the death of Torriano Jackson, walked out of an Erie County courthouse a free man on September 19, 2018. It took 27 years to be exonerated for this crime, and now Valentino is starting a new life. His story, unlike others, has caught the attention of the world, and people … Continue reading How Freedom Looks – Valentino Dixon
Twenty-seven years ago, Valentino Dixon was convicted of 2nd degree homicide. Not only did he proclaim his innocence then, someone else proclaimed their guilt. He never stopped proclaiming his innocence in the 27 years since. While the actual shooter was convinced at one time to recant his confession of guilt, he otherwise has also consistently … Continue reading Valentino Dixon – Free At Last!
The case of The People of the State of New York vs Valentino Dixon comes across as bad Hollywood screenwriting rather than an actual case making its way through our criminal justice system. So many things in this case beggar belief that it's difficult to know where to begin. There are certain points that are … Continue reading The Curious Case Of Valentino Dixon and the 440 Motion
Recently I spoke with Valentino Dixon, and I discovered that he is a man of vision, energy, and perhaps most of all, faith. In prison for 26 years for a crime another man has confessed to seven separate times, he refuses to dwell on the past, and refuses to hold on to hate and anger. … Continue reading If I Could Have One Thing – Valentino Dixon
Valentino Dixon has spent the past 26 years of his life fighting his wrongful conviction. That's a quarter of a century. A lot can happen in the world in a quarter century. Birth and death, growing up, growing older, watching your children grow up, and have children of their own can happen. All of these … Continue reading Meet Valentino Dixon