News 12.10.13

December 10 is Human Rights Day


Today is Human Rights Day. Our client

Damon Thibodeaux

(pictured, next to exoneree

Timothy Durham

‘s portrait) spent 15 years on Louisiana’s death row for a crime he did not commit, all of those years in solitary confinement. He visited our offices today, and had this to say:

 

“Human beings are supposed to be free. We’re not made to be slaves, we’re not made to be confined in small spaces, we’re not made to be locked up like animals. I’ve heard politicians say that if one person goes to prison unjustly then the system is broken. Well, the system’s broken. Many times over.”

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