It is very common to read about writs of habeas corpus based on claims of a conviction being based upon false evidence. Such evidence, it often turns out, was not so much false as it was subject to impeachment due to a witness’ credibility issues. In other words, such writs are really attempts to have a second trial via a writ. However, occasionally, there is a meritorious claim of false evidence as the following case summary describes. To read about this horrendous case, click on the following link.