“Five Wrongly-Convicted People the Legal System Kept on Screwing”: Cracked


As procedural drama TV shows have taught us, every conviction in the U.S. justice system is the product of meticulous DNA testing and forced sexual tension among the detectives. But what happens when the prosecution screws up and the wrong man ends up in jail? Usually they apologize, set the man free, and try to help everyone move on with their lives, like the mature, responsible grown-ups they are.

Haha, just kidding — it’s actually physically impossible for people in authority positions to admit they’re wrong, which is why we get situations like …



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