The National Registry of Exonerations recently published an article on the acquittal Dan Herrington obtained in a federal criminal case some years ago. The case involved three jury trials. Mr. Herrington handled the final trial resulting in an acquittal.

By October 17, 2014 September 30th, 2019 Client Results



Posted 8/24/2014


On October 25, 1994, 31-year-old Melvin Montgomery traveled by train from Los Angeles, California to Memphis, Tennessee with Sir Lancelot Barnes, the brother of his long-time friend Johnnie Barnes.

Because Montgomery and Sir Lancelot were traveling from a source city for cocaine on one-way tickets purchased at the last minute through a travel agency, a detective who was monitoring such travel flagged their trip as suspicious, and suggestive of drug courier activity.

To read more about Mr. Montgomery’s exoneration, click here.