. Missouri Prosecutors Lack Power to Right, Wrongful Convictions « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Lamar Johnson has been locked up in a Missouri prison for a crime that almost no one believes he committed. That includes the elected circuit attorney for the city of St. Louis, where Johnson was originally prosecuted for murder and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Thanks to a ruling this month from the state’s supreme court, Johnson’s time behind bars will continue, despite extensive evidence that police and prosecutorial misconduct compromised his case and the fact that the real perpetrators have come forward to take responsibility for the crime..https://theintercept.com/2021/03/14/missouri-prosecutor-wrongful-conviction-lamar-johnson/





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