Some Doubt Has Been Raised

The sentence was life, but the verdict is not final

It happens every day. A verdict of guilty is immediately followed by outcries from upset relatives and friends charging that there has been a terrible miscarriage of justice. Prosecutors scarcely even pay attention. So it is almost unheard of for them to back off and admit that justice may not have been served. But last week in Texas, the Dallas County district attorney joined the defense to support setting aside the armed-robbery conviction and life sentence of Lenell Geter, 26. Said D.A. Henry Wade:...

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