Killing Time: An 18-Year Odyssey from Death Row to Freedom Hollway John Gauthier Ronald M

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Killing Time: An 18-Year Odyssey from Death Row to Freedom  by  Hollway John Gauthier Ronald M

Killing Time: An 18-Year Odyssey from Death Row to Freedom by Hollway John Gauthier Ronald M
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In 1984, John Thompson was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of a prominent white man in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was sent to Angola Prison and confined to his cell for twenty-three hours a day. However, Thompson adamantly proclaimedMoreIn 1984, John Thompson was convicted and sentenced to death for the murder of a prominent white man in New Orleans, Louisiana.

He was sent to Angola Prison and confined to his cell for twenty-three hours a day. However, Thompson adamantly proclaimed his innocence and just needed lawyers who believed that his trial had been mishandled and would step up to the plate against the powerful DAOCOs office. But who would fight for ThompsonOCOs innocence when he didnOCOt have an alibi for the night of the murder and there were two key witnesses to confirm his guilt?Killing Time is about the eighteen-year quest for ThompsonOCOs freedom from a wrongful murder conviction.

After Philadelphia lawyers Michael Banks and Gordon Cooney take on his case, they struggle to find areas of misconduct in his previous trials while grappling with their questions about ThompsonOCOs innocence. John Hollway and Ronald M. Gauthier have interviewed Thompson and the lawyers, and paint a realistic and compelling portrait of life on death row and the corruption in the Louisiana police and DAOCOs office. When it is found that evidence was mishandled in a previous trial that led to his death sentence in the murder case, Thompson is finally on his road to freedomOCoa journey that continues with his suit against Harry Connick, Sr.

and the New Orleans DAOCOs office to this day.



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