Killing without Knowing: We Did It Again

Yesterday, Missouri executed Walter Barton via lethal injection for the 1991 killing of his former landlord, 81-year-old Gladys Kuehler.

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“I don’t know how anybody could look at the evidence now and convict him.” -Fred Duchardt, Jr., attorney for Walter Barton

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Author, professor. Writing about law, justice, politics, culture. Books: Exonerated (tinyurl.com/y4jfqsaj) & When Justice Fails (tinyurl.com/yyen4ggf).

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