So How About a Little Criminal Justice?

By Andrew Grant-Thomas,

I didn’t mean to write a blog post today, I really didn’t. But then I finally read that article my mom sent me two days ago from the New Haven Independent in New Haven, Connecticut. The one entitled Outraged Judge Reverses Murder Convictions. (Bless her good heart, but my mom has a funny way of expressing her concern about my blood pressure.)

In 1993, two African American men, George Gould and Ronald Taylor, were arrested and later sentenced to 80 years in prison for the murder of a bodega owner. They were convicted on the basis of testimony from two state witnesses, but even Assistant State’s Attorney James Clark, who prosecuted the case in 1995, acknowledged at the trial that “this case rises and falls on the testimony of Doreen Stiles.”

Read more on the Huffington Post.