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John Thompson Exonerated

Life After Death Row

Brad Rothschild | Posted 07.04.2012 | Crime
Brad Rothschild

Once released, exonerees rejoin a society that they aren't prepared for and don't know much about. Hardened by their years in jail, many find it difficult to re-connect with their families and jobs can be hard to come by.

Cops Are Stupid, But Prosecutors Are Smart

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics
Bennett L. Gershman

That's the message from the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision vacating a $15 million dollar jury award for John Thompson, a Louisiana man who spent 14 years on death row before being exonerated.