Blind Injustice: How ‘Tunnel Vision’ Convicts the Innocent

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Dean Gillispie

Roger Dean Gillispie, exonerated after 20 years behind bars. Photo by Ryan Kurtz.

Roger Dean Gillispie was found guilty of rape, even though he didn’t match eyewitness descriptions, and the evidence made clear he was nowhere near the scene of the crime. He spent more than 20 years behind bars until the Ohio Supreme Court this year gave him back his freedom. The director of the Ohio Innocence Project, who worked on his case, tells the story . . .

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