Probably not. If however a lawsuit is being considered beaware of your states statute of limitations.
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It's not clear who you think might be liable. It is unlikely you can bring a civil suit, but of course that would depend on the specific facts. If the sentence is still being served, depending on the facts, it might be possible to file a motion for relief from judgment and ask for a resentencing.