News 10.30.07

Two years later, Louisiana exoneree searches for home

An article on the front page of today’s Wall Street Journal profiles Michael Anthony Williams, who was exonerated in 2005 after serving 24 years in Louisiana prison for a rape he didn’t commit. Williams was convicted at age 17 and has had a difficult time adjusting to life outside of prison.

“When you are in prison for as long as I was, people either think you must be guilty or at least damaged,” says Mr. Williams.


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. (Wall Street Journal, 10/30/07. Full article only available to subscribers)


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