Inmate Still Awaits Hearing, 16 Years After Court Order

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Roosevelt Myles was eight years into a 60-year murder sentence in Illinois when a state appeals court granting him a chance to argue that his public defender had provided “ineffective counsel” at his trial. That lawyer hadn’t called the three witnesses who could have confirmed Myles’ alibi. Myles said he had been framed by corrupt police officers. Sixteen years later, Myles still hasn’t had his day in court., Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!