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February 19, 2013 at 9:04 AM

Compensation for wrongful convictions?

The 17-year horror of  Alan Northrop, as laid out in this Times story, ought to make any of us question the supposed infalliability of justice. Northrop is a local man who spent nearly two decades in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. Northrop was wrongly convicted of rape, a crime even hardened criminals frown upon and thus making his time in…

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