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Herman Atkins is still trying to pick up the pieces 10 years after he was freed from imprisonment on phoney rape charges.

The New York Times is reporting that judges Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. and Michael T. Conahan have plead guilty to charges that they took money to provide a privately owned youth jail with prisoners.

From CNN: The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday the federal government has the power to keep some sex offenders behind bars indefinitely after they have served their sentences if officials determine those inmates may prove “sexually dangerous” in the future.

CLEVELAND — An Ohio man tasted freedom for the first time in nearly 30 years Tuesday after DNA evidence showed he did not rape an 11-year-old girl and a judge vacated his conviction.

Via newsone.com I was sickened today. My stomach turned like a blender after reading the story of James Bain, a black man who was recently freed after 35-years of false incarceration for a crime he did not commit. DNA evidence freed him, but only after he lost three decades of freedom, starting as a 19-year […]