Retrial granted for man jailed in double slaying

Caruso, David; Eltman, Frank
December 2007
Buffalo Law Journal;12/27/2007, Vol. 79 Issue 104, p18
The article provides information on the retrial which was granted for Martin Tankleff who was jailed for allegedly stabbing and bludgeoning his parents to death in 1988. According to the article, Tankleff will try to persuade the jury that his confession was attributed to teenager's confusion and the product of police trickery. Tankleff's lawyer Bruce Barket, said his client, who is now 35 years old and serving a prison sentence of 50 years to life is ecstatic about the new trial.


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