Freed From Death Row, Man Sues His Texas Prosecutor

A Houston prosecutor “went to unbelievable lengths to manipulate evidence,” including threatening and jailing witnesses and concealing exculpatory evidence, to send an innocent, mentally disabled man to prison for 12 years — 10 of them on death row — the exonerated man claims in court.

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High Court Rejects Texas County’s Bid to Stop Release of Poor Inmates

Claiming that complying with a federal judge’s order to release poor, “potentially dangerous” people charged with misdemeanors from its jail in Houston will cause irreparable harm, Harris County asked the U.S. Supreme Court late Tuesday to stay the order.

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