Jesse Friedman, whose trial—alongside his father—for molesting young boys in 1988 was chronicled in Andrew Jarecki’s 2003 Oscar-nominated documentary Capturing the Friedmans, filed a motion on Tuesday to reverse his conviction, which relied upon his admission of guilt.
“I never committed a crime against any child ever,” Friedman said at a courthouse press conference. “I’m looking forward to a fair opportunity to have the evidence heard before a judge. I know that my exoneration is certain. It’s just a matter of having to fight against a district attorney that refuses to acknowledge the own evidence in front of her.” READ FULL STORY