Why “Criminals” Should Have Rights, Part 9

Another example of the importance of protecting the rights of the accused: a man convicted of rape, whose “confession” after an 8-hour interrogation was inconsistent with the facts of the case, who was not identified by the victim from a photo line-up shortly after the crime, who was cleared as the perpetrator via DNA testing, still sits in jail despite the victim saying only one person committed the crimes and a DNA profile run through a federal database pointing to a man with multiple convictions.

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One Response to “Why “Criminals” Should Have Rights, Part 9”

  1. John Stossel’s NSA Apathy | The Blog For Truth, Justice, & The Josh Way Says:

    […] recently posted a story about a man proven innocent by DNA evidence still being held in jail; this trend is not unique. The […]

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