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Justice After Injustice

Thomas Haynesworth, left, who spent 27 years in prison, is surrounded by attorneys and the media as he leaves the Virginia Court of Appeals, after a hearing in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, March 30, 2011. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) (Slate) – Early in the morning on Jan. 3, 1984, Janet Burke, a 20-year-old white woman, was opening […]