Cleared

The law is embedded in our society, sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn’t. Join Steve Becker, retired State District Court Judge, and his daughter Beth White, A Department of Corrections parole officer, as they explore what went wrong in the criminal justice system.

022 Christopher Lyman

Works Cited Henneberger, Melinda. “‘Shaken Baby’ Murder Charges Finally Dismissed. But Kansas Won’t Admit He’s Innocent .” Yahoo, 18 July 2023, http://www.yahoo.com/news/shaken-baby-murder-charges-finally-100700398.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly93d3cuYmluZy5jb20v&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAGkZAxhcRWCS5wSWN4F8UDikPr2qr8oN-IRR05SBlJZab1jdSVWpDb74XgL2Ej4GcERtMoXUgZkWLm1G8hz7AA7mrTSkfq-tdSe1HExlKdEy1fihcG1d-V7zu-q-bDi66ez0UFEUcw78xGvaXi_AU_r7uEwzFmyMjN6U57wq321T. Accessed 14 Mar. 2024. Otterbourg, Ken. “Christopher Lyman – National Registry of Exonerations.” http://Www.law.umich.edu, 25 Aug. 2023, http://www.law.umich.edu/special/exoneration/Pages/casedetail.aspx?caseid=6637. Accessed 14 Mar. 2024.

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021 Sarah Swain and Brian Betts

Steve and Sarah are joined by special guests Sarah Swain and Brian Betts

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020 Kimberly Long

Works Cited “Flawed Justice: The Kimberly Long Story Podcast on Apple Podcasts.” Apple Podcasts, 1 Oct. 2018,podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/flawed-justice-the-kimberly-long-story-podcast/id1437311056.Damien, Christopher. “Murder Charge against Corona Woman Dismissed, DA Says It Can’t Prove HerGuilt in New Trial.” The Desert Sun, 22 Apr. 2021, www.desertsun.com/story/news/crime_courts/2021/04/22/kimberly-longs-murder-charge-dropped-riverside-county-district-attorney/7338447002/. “Kimberly Long – National Registry of Exonerations.” Umich.edu, 2019,www.law.umich.edu/special/exoneration/Pages/casedetail.aspx?caseid=5962. “Kimberly Long | Kim Long.” California…

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019 Raymond Jennings

Works Cited “Dateline: Michelle O’Keefe’s Father Says Ray Jennings ‘Still Guilty.’” 2paragraphs.com, 10 Nov. 2016,2paragraphs.com/2016/11/dateline-michelle-okeefes-father-insists-ray-jennings-still-guilty/.Accessed 21 June 2023.https://www.latimes.com/people/richard-winton, and https://www.latimes.com/people/marisa-gerber.“Man Accused of Murdering College Student Is Freed after 11 Years: How the Case against HimUnraveled.” Los Angeles Times, 25 June 2016, www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-20160624-jennings-release-snap-story.html. Accessed 21 June 2023.“Jason O’Keefe Obituary – Lancaster, CA.” Dignity Memorial,www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/lancaster-ca/jason-okeefe-6196866. Accessed 21…

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018 Virginia LaFever

Works Cited Denzel, Stephanie. “Virginia LeFever – National Registry of Exonerations.” Www.law.umich.edu, 29 Mar.2022, www.law.umich.edu/special/exoneration/Pages/casedetail.aspx?caseid=3378&lang=en.Accessed 4 Apr. 2023.“LeFever v. Ferguson, Case No. 2:11-Cv-935 | Casetext Search + Citator.” Casetext.com, 11 July 2013,casetext.com/case/lefever-v-ferguson-1. Accessed 4 Apr. 2023.Michaels, Samantha. “After Prison, the Exonerated Face a Different Kind of Hell.” Mother Jones,www.motherjones.com/politics/2016/10/wrongfully-convicted-exonerees-ptsd-mental-health/.Zerwick, Phoebe. “Darryl Hunt | beyond Innocence.”…

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017 Darryl Hunt

Works Cited The Trials of Darryl Hunt. Directed by Ricki Stern and Anne Sundberg, Film, 2007.Zerwick, Phoebe. “Darryl Hunt | beyond Innocence.” The Assembly NC, 14 Feb. 2023,www.theassemblync.com/politics/criminal-justice/beyond-innocence-darryl-hunt/. Accessed 4Apr. 2023.

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016 Lamar Johnson

Works Cited Dignity, Walle Amusa | Campaign for Human. “Lamar Johnson Is Free!” St. Louis American, 16 Feb. 2023, www.stlamerican.com/news/columnists/guest_columnists/lamar-johnson-is-free/article_6bb0bfcc-ae73-11ed-afc6-c35fbdba3c4c.html. Accessed 28 Feb. 2023. “Help Lamar Johnson after Wrongful Conviction, Organized by Midwest Innocence Project.”Gofundme.com, www.gofundme.com/f/help-lamar-johnson-after-wrongful-conviction/donations.Accessed 28 Feb. 2023.“Lamar Johnson – MIP.” Themip.org, themip.org/clients/lamar-johnson/. Accessed 28 Feb. 2023. Runnels, Lindsay, et al. 14 Feb. 2023,…

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015 Laquanda Faye Jacobs

Works Cited “Faye Jacobs – MIP.” Themip.org, themip.org/clients/faye-jacobs/. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.Nickels, Kilee. “Life without Parole – While Innocent | Laquanda “Faye” Jacobs.” Www.youtube.com, 21May 2021, youtu.be/9qcHGKeMk3o. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.Sederstrom, Jill. “Woman Fights to Clear Her Name after Spending 26 Years in Prison for Murder She Says She Didn’t Commit.” Oxygen Official Site, 4…

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014 Phillip Bivens

Works Cited “Federal Lawsuit Filed against Law Enforcement in Mississippi False Confession Case.” Innocence Project, 18 Jan. 2013, innocenceproject.org/federal-lawsuit-filed-against-law-enforcement-in-mississippi-false-confession-case/. Accessed 19 July 2022. “Forrest County Man Faces New Rape and Murder Charges.” Https://Www.wdam.com, 6 Feb. 2012,www.wdam.com/story/16688871/forrest-county-man-faces-new-rape-and-murder-charges/.Accessed 19 July 2022. “Innocence Project: The Cases — Phillip Bivens.” Innocence Project, innocenceproject.org/cases/phillip-bivens/. Accessed 19 July 2022. “INNOCENCE: DNA…

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013 Ronald Cotton

Works Cited “Case File.” Picking Cotton | a Memoir by Jennifer Thompson & Ronald Cotton with ErinTorneo, www.pickingcottonbook.com/case-file.O’Neil, Helen. “The Perfect Witness.” Death Penalty Information Center, 2001,deathpenaltyinfo.org/stories/the-perfect-witness.Poptech. “Thompon & Cotton Forgive.” YouTube, 19 Jan. 2011,www.youtube.com/watch?v=qB7MrfJ7X_c. Accessed 20 Nov. 2020.“Ronald Cotton Celebrates 24th Exoneration Anniversary.” Innocence Project,innocenceproject.org/cases/ronald-cotton/.Thompson-Cannino, Jennifer, et al. Picking Cotton : Our Memoir of…

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