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I dont think we are going to solve the problems we have in our prisons by building more prisons, im not indifferent to some of the infrastructure challenges, but when you have a college football team who cant win a game, you dont say, Lets build a new stadium, thatll fix our problems. —Bryan Stevenson A lot of prisoners feel like theyll be punished for reporting an assault. —Bryan Stevenson Prisoners with dementia or severe mental illness are extremely vulnerable, that the court has recognized that they cannot be subject to abusive or cruel treatment under the Eighth Amendment is enormously important if our system is going to function in a humane and just manner. —Bryan Stevenson Ray Hinton was convicted because Ray Hinton was poor. —Bryan Stevenson We are thrilled that Mr. Hinton will finally be released because he has unnecessarily spent years on Alabama’s death row when evidence of his innocence was clearly presented, the refusal of state prosecutors to re-examine this case despite persuasive and reliable evidence of innocence is disappointing and troubling. —Bryan Stevenson

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Race, poverty, inadequate legal assistance, and prosecutorial indifference to innocence conspired to create a textbook example of injustice, i can’t think of a case that more urgently dramatizes the need for reform than what has happened to Anthony Ray Hinton. —Bryan Stevenson We’ve been hoping for this. We’ve believed that this should have happened. —Bryan Stevenson Every day, every month, every year that the state took from him, they took something that they don’t have the power to give back. While this moment is quite joyous and is quite wonderful, this case is quite tragic. —Bryan Stevenson He was a poor person who was convicted because he didn’t have the money to prove his innocence at trial. He was unable to get the legal help he needed for years. He was convicted based on bad science. —Bryan Stevenson The South is littered with monuments for the Civil War, but we haven’t looked at the great evil of slavery. Its aftermath morphed into terrorism of lynching. —Bryan Stevenson