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  1. One Man’s Fight Against Philly’s Cops

    Tony Wright’s still waiting. He wasted half of his life in prison, convicted of murder, before the Innocence Project conducted DNA tests implicating someone else for the brutal crime. But prosecutors are resisting, saying they’ll retry Wright, in spite of other overturned cases where the same cops appear to have manipulated suspects, witnesses and evidence. It’s all being linked to a dirty Philadelphia PD history dating back to the 1960s, when investigators reportedly were urged to “get the confession by any and all means.” 

    Rolling Stone

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