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Author: Laila Wilson

All people charged with committing a crime have a Sixth Amendment right to the appointment of counsel at trial and on direct appeal of any conviction if they cannot afford to retain their own attorney. However, in the post conviction process — when the conviction has...

The Week is a weekly news magazine with editions in the United Kingdom and United States. The magazine's content largely consists of summaries of news stories and opinion columns published by other media outlets earlier in the week, and presents a broad spectrum of political...

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...