The Burden of Proof

The Texas Observer | May 17, 2011
For every person exonerated for a crime they didn't commit, there are many like James Legate: questionable cases, bulldozed through a flawed system, with no recourse left. Only a miracle could free him—and his wife is working, and hoping, for no less.

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