Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Daniel Hornal , Washington, DC, argued the cause and filed the briefs for appellant.
Katherine M. Kelly , Assistant U.S. Attorney, argued the cause for appellee. With her on the brief were Elizabeth Trosman and James S. Sweeney , Assistant U.S. Attorneys.
Dissenting opinion filed by Circuit Judge Henderson.
Pillard, Circuit Judge.
Alvin Gaskins seeks a certificate of innocence under 28 U.S.C. § 2513. A certificate of innocence is not only a formal declaration of innocence but also a prerequisite to a claim against the United States for compensation for wrongful conviction and imprisonment. Gaskins served almost eight years of a twenty-two-year...
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