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Why now? Mainly due to the tireless efforts of the Innocence Project and the Innocence Network. Resistance has been monumental, but the inability of the established system to scrutinize itself and make adjustments has been evident to everyone else. We need to capitalize on the prevailing winds and urge our legislatures to enact substantial and truly revolutionary reforms.
Carl Marlinga drove home the point that a prosecutor's calling is not to win cases, but to seek justice. It is sad how so many prosecutors operate on other principles. No, I don't think they are all bad; many are very good. But when they are bad, they are so bad! because they have the power to ruin people's lives, something they care little about.
Most of the people commenting on the story could see right through it and didn't question Craighead's innocence. But of those who did, the thing that gave them the most difficulty was the fact that Craighead "confessed". They find it literally unbelievable that an innocent person would sign a false confession.
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