Ben Spencer – Close to Freedom Nearly 34 Years

by Barbara Bradley Hagerty
Photo credit: Nathan Bajar for The Atlantic

Benjamine Spencer is an innocent man who has been incarcerated for nearly 34 years. Twenty one years ago, Centurion took on Ben’s case. Jim McCloskey, in partnership with a team of tireless attorneys and investigators, uncovered new evidence that got Ben’s case back into court. In 2008, a judge found that Ben deserved a new trial based on “actual innocence.” Thirteen years later, Ben may finally be weeks away from walking out of prison.

Please take the time to read Barbara Bradley Hagerty’s article about Ben’s unbelievable battle for justice in The Atlantic.