Justice and Reparation in California's Legal System

Streaming Video - 2009
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In 1991, Rick Walker was wrongly convicted of murder and spent the next 12 years in prison. This program tells the story of his exoneration and the political struggle to secure financial compensation for him from the state of California. In addition to an interview with Walker himself, the film presents detailed conversations with key players in his case and the partisan budget battle over reimbursing him. Interviewees include Alison Tucher, the lawyer who proved Walker's innocence; George Kennedy, the Santa Clara County District Attorney at the time; and Joe Simitian, the state assemblyman who fought to pass the bill that gave Walker
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2009.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (34 min.) : sd., col., digital file.

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