Category: justice

After his daughter’s killer went on the run, a 76-year-old hired two men to find, kidnap and turn him over to the authorities. The dad then received a one-year suspended sentence for kidnapping.

A lawyer was hired for a traffic case. Instead of sitting his client at the witness table, he dressed another person to look like the client. When the only witness (a policeman) was asked to point to the defendant in the room, he pointed to the fake client. The real defendant was found not guilty.

After her husband was diagnosed with testicular cancer, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg attended class and took notes for both of them, typed her husband’s dictated papers and cared for their daughter and her sick husband—all while making the Harvard Law Review.

Man falsely imprisoned for 10 years, uses prison library to study law and have his conviction overturned. Becomes a lawyer and is now helping overturn other false convictions.