Martin Tankleff getting law degree

After serving 17 years in prison before his conviction in his parents' deaths was overturned, Martin Tankleff said his goal was to beomce a lawyer. He graduates May 25, 2014, from Touro Law Center and plans to establish a foundation to help other prisoners who are wrongfully accused. (Credit: Howard Schnapp)

advertisement | advertise on newsday

The best of Newsday every day in your inbox. Get the Newsday Now newsletter!

Comments now uses Facebook for our comment boards. Please read our guidelines and connect your Facebook account to comment.