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Willis' suit suggests a Jackson police officer lied when he said a confidential informant identified Willis as the perpetrator in a 1994 robbery and homicide.
DNA testing and other evidence uncovered by the New Orleans Innocence Project helped win Willis a new trial and later be freed.
Originally posted by thisguyrighthere
Absolutely everything is a farce and a spectacle. A farce with the power to take everything a man has from him, throw him in prison or kill him and even to wage war against nameless phantom enemies half a world away.
Winning freedom for 12 wrongly convicted prisoners in Louisiana;
The prisoner claims they are factually innocent of the crime for which they are imprisoned. IPNO does not take cases of legal innocence, self-defense or cases in which the applicant is guilty of a lesser charge.
Originally posted by icepack
imo someone who gets imprisoned for something he didnt do, should be compensated like he would have been able to achieve financially in that time he was imprisoned. plus, lets say double it, for being put away from social life.