When innocence gets short shrift

Pendleton, Scott
June 1995
Christian Science Monitor;6/26/95, Vol. 87 Issue 147, p9
Part II. Reviews the legal scenario in the perspective of the federal crime bill that attaches death penalty to 52 offenses and chokes off avenues of appeal. Allegations of breaking the law against prosecutors to win a capital case; Reversal of the conviction and capital punishment of Curtis Lee Kyles by the Supreme Court on April 19, 1995 proving prosecutorial misconduct; Case studies. INSET: Cases not closed..


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