News 05.05.08

“60 Minutes” on James Woodard’s release in Dallas

CBS News’ “60 Minutes” has been following James Lee Woodard’s case for over a year, since he was first granted the DNA testing that eventually proved his innocence. Last week, he was released after serving 27 years for a rape he didn’t commit, and “60 Minutes” cameras were in the courtroom.

The “60 Minutes” story features interviews with Woodard, his attorneys at the Innocence Project of Texas and several other men exonerated in Dallas after serving years in prison for crimes they didn’t commit.

"Unfortunately, Mr. Woodard you're not getting justice today,” Dallas Judge Mark Stoltz tells Woodard. “You're just getting the end of injustice.”


Watch the full story online

. (60 Minutes, 05/04/08)


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