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Too Little Too Late?

“That’s bad, that’s real bad,” sighs state Rep. Joe Kiser (R-Vale). This ex-sheriff-turned-legislator has just been told the story of Charlie Mason Alston, the next man scheduled to die by lethal injection in North Carolina. Kiser and his fellow legislators didn’t consider Alston’s story before they passed the state’s new Innocence Protection Act last July. […]