Innocence by the numbers
Is Justice Scalia's faith in the criminal justice system, expressed in a recent opinion, based on the fuzzy math of the death penalty lobby?
ALAN NEWTON LEFT PRISON last week after serving 22 years for a rape he didn't commit. Though eligible for parole for nearly a decade, he was repeatedly denied his freedom because he insisted on his innocence. Through repeated motions and letters from his prison cell, Newton relentlessly sought the DNA testing that eventually cleared him. But it took the New ... (Full article: 1051 words)
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