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Justice must be served but it's not always served the right way, like when people go to prison for crimes that they never committed here are 10 stories about people who suffered the hard.
Race and wrongful convictions in the united states samuel r gross, senior editor, [email protected] maurice possley, senior researcher klara stephens, research fellow. Wrongful convictions make a mockery of justice, robbing people of dignity, relationship, time, opportunity, and freedom it also endangers the public. Just how many individuals on death row are incorrectly convicted the question has dogged attorneys and civil rights advocates for years, but a simple answer is almost impossible because few. The wrongful convictions of donald marshall jr, david milgaard and guy paul morin have spotlighted what many call the failure of the canadian justice system.
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