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Herman Wallace's Conviction Overturned and Immediate Release Ordered!

Friday, 04 October 2013 10:46 By Angola 3 News, Angola 3 News | Press Release
View the new ruling here.

Miraculous news this morning! Judge Jackson has overturned Herman's conviction, granting him full habeas relief based on the systematic exclusion of women from the jury in violation of the 14th Amendment. 

Even more astonishingly, the Judge clearly orders that "the State immediately release Mr. Wallace from custody."  No application for bail is required, and the State is given 30 days to notify Herman if they plan to re-indict him.
We pray that Herman can still hear this all-important decision that he's waited these four decades for. Although the State will no doubt contest this decision, this is what Herman has been struggling for - and at the end of his life, he's won!

Albert Woodfox and Robert King are meeting at the prison this morning to say their farewells and and will instead have this amazing news to share with Herman and maybe even be able to take him home. To everyone that's pushed for this victory - thank you - it means the world to Herman.


Keep in Touch with Herman and Albert

Albert Woodfox #72148
David Wade Correctional Center
N1 A3
Homer, LA 71040

Herman Wallace #76759
Elayn Hunt Correctional Center
CCR D #2
PO Box 174
St. Gabriel, LA  70776

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Angola 3 News

Angola 3 News is a project of the International Coalition to Free the Angola 3. Their web site provides the latest news about the Angola 3. They are also creating their own media projects, which spotlight the issues central to the story of the Angola 3, such as racism, repression, prisons, human rights, solitary confinement as torture, and more. In 2007 and 2011, Amnesty International issued statements in support of Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox, the two members of the Angola 3 who remain in prison today, after more than 39 years of solitary confinement.


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Herman Wallace's Conviction Overturned and Immediate Release Ordered!

Friday, 04 October 2013 10:46 By Angola 3 News, Angola 3 News | Press Release
View the new ruling here.

Miraculous news this morning! Judge Jackson has overturned Herman's conviction, granting him full habeas relief based on the systematic exclusion of women from the jury in violation of the 14th Amendment. 

Even more astonishingly, the Judge clearly orders that "the State immediately release Mr. Wallace from custody."  No application for bail is required, and the State is given 30 days to notify Herman if they plan to re-indict him.
We pray that Herman can still hear this all-important decision that he's waited these four decades for. Although the State will no doubt contest this decision, this is what Herman has been struggling for - and at the end of his life, he's won!

Albert Woodfox and Robert King are meeting at the prison this morning to say their farewells and and will instead have this amazing news to share with Herman and maybe even be able to take him home. To everyone that's pushed for this victory - thank you - it means the world to Herman.


Keep in Touch with Herman and Albert

Albert Woodfox #72148
David Wade Correctional Center
N1 A3
Homer, LA 71040

Herman Wallace #76759
Elayn Hunt Correctional Center
CCR D #2
PO Box 174
St. Gabriel, LA  70776

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Angola 3 News

Angola 3 News is a project of the International Coalition to Free the Angola 3. Their web site provides the latest news about the Angola 3. They are also creating their own media projects, which spotlight the issues central to the story of the Angola 3, such as racism, repression, prisons, human rights, solitary confinement as torture, and more. In 2007 and 2011, Amnesty International issued statements in support of Herman Wallace and Albert Woodfox, the two members of the Angola 3 who remain in prison today, after more than 39 years of solitary confinement.


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