Innocence

Innocent Inmates Should Be Released, Says ACLU

Prosecutors agree they committed no crimes, so why are they jailed?

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The ACLU asked top Justice Department officials Tuesday to act immediately to help free dozens of federal inmates whom prosecutors agree are innocent of the crimes that put them in prison.

"This ongoing injustice has to stop," the rights group said in a letter to the department's second-in-command, James Cole.

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