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That’s why the Johnnie Savory case is so remarkable, because it goes on for 40 years and it implicates not only prosecutors and detectives but also implicates a series of judges in the federal and state courts who refused to do anything, refused to recognize the realities of this wrongful conviction.

Lawyer and activist Flint Taylor returns to the program to discuss his recent article in the Police Misconduct and Civil Rights Law Report "The Wrongful Conviction of Johnnie Lee Savory.

Taylor’s work in fighting against police torture in Chicago over the past 29 years has been instrumental in obtaining the conviction and imprisonment of police torture ringleader Jon Burge and the precedent setting decision that upheld the inclusion of former Mayor Richard M. Daley as a co-conspiring defendant in the Tillman civil rights case.

 


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