Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Man wrongly-convicted of murder adjusts to life as a free man
The state of North Carolina is the only state in the country which has a governmental commission that reviews the cases of inmates convicted of crimes for which there was limited evidence. Four years after its founding the commission has exonerated a man who served 16 years for a murder he never committed. Here is his story ,which serves as a sobering reminder of why the state and federal justice systems need reform. And why every state should be required to have such a commission.