The defendant who was wrongly convicted cannot bring criminal charges against someone who has not committed a crime against them. That would be a job for law enforcement officials. You can speak to a civil attorney to see if there is any cause of action against the person in civil court.
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A defendant cannot file criminal charges. The prosecution/DA/police can file charges depending on when it happened but if the defendant was convicted, they are not likely to do so. Hire a good appeals attorney and fight to get the defendant out.
It depends on when the rape occurred and your definition of rape. Was this a criminal trial where the admission took place? If so, I would speak to the ADA trying the case to see what is being done regarding this admission. I think some additional facts such as time of occurrence, nature of rape, nature of admission, etc are needed to provide more insight.
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