- May 13, 2012
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Our legal system is the worst any country has ever known. Both bribing and threatening witnesses is legal and routine in our courts.
Wrongly In Prison For 18 Years, They Had To Promise NOT To Sue To Get Out | GOVERNMENT SLAVES
jan 30 2016 The price of freedom can be very steep in Alaska. Four innocent men, locked away for nearly two decades, had to sign away their rights to sue prosecutors who had wrongly charged them, in order to get out of prison.
The four were accused of beating 15-year-old John Hartman to death in Fairbanks in 1997, and the case generated much controversy in Alaska because all of them are Native-American.
They remained in prison even though the case against them fell apart in 2014, when a key government witness signed an affidavit saying that police coerced him into blaming the four and that he had made up the story. Two years earlier, a convicted killer had said he had seen someone else – and not the four men – commit the crime.
After the case collapsed, prosecutors who had been fighting to keep the men in prison made a deal,Newsweek reported. They would let them walk free instantly if they signed away the right to sue the state for prosecutorial misconduct. They were freed in December. Their convictions were vacated.