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North Carolina Jury Awards $75 Million to Brothers Who Spent 3 Decades in Prison After Being Wrongfully Convicted

todayMay 19, 2021

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A federal civil rights trial in North Carolina ended with a jury awarding two Black, mentally challenged half-brothers $75 million on Friday. Both men were found wrongfully convicted after spending three decades in prison over the 1983 rape and murder of an 11-year-old girl.

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