Seventeen years after Rodney Roberts was first incarcerated for a kidnapping and rape he did not commit, he was exonerated and freed on March 14, 2014. Though sentenced to seven years incarceration, he was involuntarily committed for another 10 years by the State of New Jersey to a sex offender treatment facility, and the case he was convicted for remains unsolved.
Roberts, now 47, is one of countless individuals who have been victimized by a criminal justice system that relies on plea deals struck between over . . .
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