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Louisiana’s “justice” keeps man locked up in isolation for over 40 years

Headline Title:  Louisiana: 40 years in isolation 26 March 2013 Albert Woodfox has spent more than half his life in a cell just three paces wide and four paces long.The 66-year-old man was convicted in 1972 of the murder of Brent Miller, a prison guard.He claims he is innocent and organizations including Amnesty International have said his case raises serious legal and human rights concerns.A federal district court in Louisiana recently ruled that his conviction should be overturned.But Louisiana Attorney General James Caldwell has said he will appeal the ruling.He says Albert Woodfox…

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