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JAMES WATSON

JAMES WATSON

James Watson of Boston, Massachusetts was sentenced to life in prison for murder in 1984. He was exonerated in 2020 based on evidence that the state had altered and concealed evidence about the timing of a witness's hypnosis.(Photo: Courtesy of Barbara Munro and Madeline Blanchette)
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 MICHAEL SKAKEL

MICHAEL SKAKEL

In 2002, Michael Skakel was convicted of murder in the 1975 death of Martha Moxley in Greenwich, Connecticut. He was exonerated in 2020 after the state supreme court ruled he had received ineffective assistance of counsel because his attorney failed to locate an alibi witness. (Photo: NBC News)
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 GARY BENNETT

GARY BENNETT

In 2002, Gary Bennett was sentenced to life in prison for a murder in Horry County, South Carolina. He was acquitted at a retrial in 2020 based on evidence that his co-defendant was the real killer and had acted alone. (Photo: Gerard Albert/Myrtle Beach Sun News)
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