DIY exoneration.

Author:Balko, Radley
Position:Briefly Noted - A movie about Kenny Waters' wrongful conviction called "Conviction" - Brief article
 
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The movie Conviction--which saw a limited theatrical release in October, with a wider one planned for 2011--tells the true story of Betty Anne Waters, an unemployed single mother who worked for two decades to win her brother's exoneration and release from prison. Kenny Waters was convicted in 1983 for the 1980 murder of Katharina Brow in Ayers, Massachusetts. Convinced of her brother's innocence, Betty Anne worked to earn her GED, then her bachelor's degree, and finally a law degree so she could fight for her brother's release.

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