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Supporters for Jamie Snow to gather for 4th annual postcard event

Bloomington - The Committee to Free Jamie Snow is hosting their fourth annual Postcards in the Park event in Bloomington, Illinois, on August 3, 2014. The committee is asking Jamie Snow’s supporters to gather once again to show their support for Snow’s innocence.

Wrongfully convicted Colorado man freed after 17 years in jail

Grand Junction - After being convicted of rape and murder and sentenced to life in prison, Robert Dewey walked out of a Colorado courtroom a free man after he was exonerated by new DNA evidence.

China strikes back at US with report on human rights record

Washington - The Chinese government has hit back at the American government with its own report on the human rights record of the US, calling the recent State Department report “full of distortions” and turning a “blind eye” to its own violations.

Witness Error and ‘Lying Eyes’ Cause Most Wrongful Convictions

As folks who stand at the bar of justice wait for honest decisions, sometimes the balance is swayed by witness error. Experts maintain it’s a major cause of wrongful convictions, and innocent people languishing in jail for years. How does it happen?
 

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Jonathan Fleming walks out of Brooklyn Supreme Court a free man on Tuesday.
Jonathan Fleming walks out of Brooklyn Supreme Court a free man on Tuesday.
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