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USA overturns conviction of terminally ill man held in isolation for over 41 years

Headline Title:  USA overturns conviction of terminally ill man held in isolation for over 41 years 01 October 2013 The decision to overturn the conviction of a terminally ill man held in solitary confinement for more than 41 years after a flawed trial is a positive step but long overdue after four decades of injustice, Amnesty International said.“The case of Herman Wallace is a tragic example of ‘justice’ gone wrong in the USA. Finally a federal court has acknowledged some of the unfairness surrounding this case. However this sadly comes too late for lasting benefit as he is at death’s…

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