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The West Memphis Three

Presented by Dennis P. Riordan & Donald Horgan

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Course Description

Length: 1h 13min    Published: 8/24/2012    
In 1994, three teenagers were convicted for the murder of 3 boys in Arkansas in what has become one of the most high-profile criminal cases of the past two decades. Two of the teenagers received life sentences, while the third was placed on death row. The dubious circumstances leading to the conviction of these teenagers, commonly known as the West Memphis Three, sparked an outcry. Several documentaries were made about the case. Celebrities participated in countless fundraisers. Finally, in August of 2011, the West Memphis Three were released from prison. After 17 years behind bars, what happened? In this intriguing new program, the two attorneys representing Damien Echols, one of The West Memphis Three, give a detailed history of the case and talk about the Amended Writ of Habeas Corpus that finally led to their release.

You don't have to be a criminal attorney to enjoy this interesting tale of masterful legal maneuvering.

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Presented By:

Dennis P. Riordan

(415) 431-3475

Donald Horgan

(415) 431-3475

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