The Marshall Project: Exploiting the Exonerated

Number 28390
Subject Criminal Justice System
Source The Marshall Project
Year 2018
Publication Date April 8, 2018
Summary Two mentally disabled brothers spent 30 years in prison before DNA exonerated them of the rape and murder of an 11 year old girl. Once free, the very people supposed to help and protect them - their sister, lawyers and self-described advocates - preyed on them and ripped off hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Category Contest Entry
Keywords The Marshall Project, The New York Times, prison, DNA, criminal justice, lawyers, attorneys, advocates
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