December 18, 2009

DNA clears man: 35 Years Later!

James Bain is tasting freedom for the first time in 35 long painful years, after his legal team has finally exonerated him decades after he was falsely convected of a rape he did not commit.

At the time he was convicted there was no means to carry out DNA testing and find out for sure if someone was guilty. But after years and years ot sticking to it and insisting on his innocence, plus a team of defense lawyers and activistsm Bain is finally a free man, adjusting to a world that has changed in a million ways since he went to jail so long ago.

Cases like this, in addition to showing how the justice system generally has major flawsm this has to be a wake up call for anyone who doesnt realize the death penalty is too big a risk when innocent people can so easiky get railroaded.

DNA clears man: 35 Years Later!

James Bain used a cell phone for the first time Thursday, calling his elderly mother to tell her he had been freed after 35 years behind bars for a crime he did not commit. Mobile devices didn't exist in 1974, the year he was sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping a 9-year-old boy and raping him in a nearby field...

DNA clears man: 35 Years Later!

Posted at December 18, 2009 4:49 AM

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