false imprisonment

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Diary: Guantánamo

Accused of being part of a terror cell at age 12, Gitmo’s youngest prisoner recounts his life

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Crime Fiction

The story of Tryone Hood, who has served 21 years for a murder he didn’t commit, and the Chicago criminal justice apparatus that allowed a serial killer to go free.

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The Nightmare of the West Memphis Three

Three boys falsely accused of murder, and what the twenty-year saga says about all of us.

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The Exoneration of Bennett Barbour

Virginia authorities possess DNA evidence that may exonerate dozens of  convicted men. Why won’t the state say who they are?

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The Wronged Man

“Twenty-two years after being sent to prison for an unspeakable crime he did not commit, Calvin Willis walked out a free man, the 138th American exonerated by DNA evidence. He has won his freedom, yes, but how does a falsely accused man reclaim his life?”