Murder Conviction Overturned, Again, After 36 Years in Solitary

The murder conviction of a man who was held in solitary confinement for 36 years has been officially overturned, following a lengthy legal back and forth between Louisiana prosecutors and defense attorneys. District Court Judge James Brady entered his final judgment in the case yesterday, granting 61-year-old Albert Woodfox habeas corpus relief, after attorneys for Woodfox argued that prosecutors did not turn over potentially exculpatory evidence about a lead witness and that his former lawyer...Full Story
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