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What’s Another Day in Jail When You’ve Been Wrongfully Incarcerated for Almost Three Decades?

A Houston man was set to be released after serving 27 years for a rape he did not commit. Apparently, he became too emotional about the situation and the court decided to keep him another day. Uh. What? He apparently became angry when bailiffs put him leg-irons and handcuffs for his day in court; a day that everyone knew was supposed to be his release date. One observer called his continued incarceration a “mystery.” Long-time observers of Texas courtrooms might not find it mysterious, at all.

The story can be read here.

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