West Memphis 3 Murder Case Gets Court Review

The Arkansas Supreme Court breathed new life into a decades-old murder case by ordering new hearings for so-called West Memphis 3 -- a cause celebre for many who believe the men were wrongly convicted. In an opinion issued on Thursday, the state's highest court ruled that the cases of all three defendants -- Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley -- must go back to a circuit court to determine whether evidence, including new DNA evidence, merits a new trial. Attorneys for one of...Full Story
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