Supreme Court Denies $14 Million in Damages to Wrongly Convicted Louisiana Man

Fourteen might not be John Thompson's lucky number. He spent 14 years on death row in Louisiana until a stunning revelation came to light: the prosecution had failed to turn over a police crime lab report that would eventually prove his innocence. As a free man, Thompson went on to win a $14 million award after a jury found that the Louisiana District Attorney for Orleans Parish had failed to train his prosecutors about their legal obligation to turn over favorable evidence to the defense....Full Story
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