A Matter Of Opinion

No damages for wrongly convicted man

Man spends 14 years on Death Row. Prosecutors hid exculpatory evidence. Man is freed and sues. He wins, but U.S. Supreme Court overturns that ruling.

Thoughts on cases like this? Just how bad does government need to act before being held accountable for nearly executing an innocent man?

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Gary Crooks
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