The Prison Scam That Leads to Violence

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There comes a day in every criminal case when police and prosecutors presume there is nothing left for a prisoner to do except serve out the remainder of his sentence.

A jury, unconvinced by his protestations of innocence, has convicted him. Appellate courts have long since rejected arguments that a new trial is warranted based upon claims that his legal rights were violated.  Finally, all of the due process to which a defendant is entitled has been exhausted.

Barring the . . .

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