Four of the panelists were Jon Burge victims who spent many, many years in prison for crimes they did not commit. Now they are brave enough to tell their stories over and over in hope that the other torture victims who remain in prison will get their day in court. Hearing them speak was incredibly moving. It is also a good reminder of why the work that the Campaign to End the Death Penalty does is so important. Without the CEDP, these men would most likely still be in prison.
This is Stanley Howard's family. Stanley is one of the Burge victims who remains in prison.
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