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Defender found the audacity to end a stalemate

Ropes & Gray attorney resorted to an Alford plea to free the "West Memphis Three."

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Exculpatory DNA evidence and information about juror misconduct had already surfaced by the time Stephen Braga joined Arkansas death row inmate Damien Echols' legal team. But it was Braga's outside-the-box legal strategy that ultimately freed Echols from prison.

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