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Ken Thompson: Prosecutor and criminal justice reformer

"I WANT to apologise to you for what happened to you. I'm sorry," said Ken Thompson, Brooklyn’s district attorney. He was speaking to Paul Gatling, an 81-year old man who 50 years earlier had been convicted of a murder he did not commit. He had an alibi. But the investigation was flawed and Mr Gatling was not given a fair trial.
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