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Undoing injustice: Metro prosecutors test viability of conviction integrity units

Jean Peters Baker Wesley Bell Kimberly Gardner

What should a Missouri prosecutor do upon learning her own office put an innocent man in prison? St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner believes Lamar Johnson is such a man. A jury convicted him of murder in 1995, but ...

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St. Louis prosecutor: Evidence fabricated in murder case

St. Louis’ prosecutors are seeking a new trial for a man serving a life sentence for murder after an internal investigation found authorities fabricated evidence and paid a key witness. The request for a new trial filed last week comes ...

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St. Louis prosecutor: Evidence fabricated in murder case

St. Louis’ prosecutors are seeking a new trial for a man serving a life sentence for murder after an internal investigation found authorities fabricated evidence and paid a key witness. The request for a new trial filed last week comes ...

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