Anthony Ray Hinton Exonerated After 30 Years on Death Row
Anthony Ray Hinton walked out of the Jefferson County Jail a free man for the first time in 30 years at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, April 3, 2015. "The sun does shine," Mr. Hinton said moments after being released following his exoneration. He was sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit.https://youtu.be/HbMjJX_az3I
“Race, poverty, inadequate legal assistance, and prosecutorial indifference to innocence conspired to create a textbook example of injustice,” EJI Director Bryan Stevenson said.
“I can’t think of a case that more urgently dramatizes the need for reform than what has happened to Anthony Ray Hinton.”
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