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US – POLITICS AND JUSTICE CROSSROADS at 40

-Filmmaker Eugene Jarecki gave us a fascinating interview about America’s “War on Drugs”

The House I Live In

by Chad Campbell, senior producer – Sun, October 7, 2012
It’s called “The House I Live In” and it opens in limited release in New York City this weekend. Over the past 40 years, the US has spent more than a trillion dollars and arrested more than 45 million people on drug charges. Despite that, drugs today are purer, cheaper and easier to obtain and use…..

“The House I Live In”

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Man cleared of NYC murder after 25 years in prison

 

Prosecutors’ review produced a hotel receipt that Fleming paid in Florida about five hours before the shooting — a document that police evidently had found in Fleming’s pocket when they arrested him. Prosecutors also found an October 1989 Orlando police letter to New York detectives, saying some employees at an Orlando hotel had told investigators they remembered Fleming.

Neither the receipt nor the police letter had been provided to Fleming’s initial defense lawyer, despite rules that generally require investigators to turn over possibly exculpatory material.

 

 

 

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