The Law: Three Fights for Justice

From Emile Zola's "J'Accuse" on behalf of Alfred Dreyfus to Columnist William F. Buckley's decade-long effort to free convicted Murderer Edgar Smith, there has been a long history of laymen trying to overturn what they see as injustice wrought by police, lawyers and judges. Undoing the law's due process is an enormously difficult task. But last week two such efforts by laymen were gathering momentum and one was finally triumphant.

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