The Breakthrough: A Reporter Finds a Man Proven Innocent, But Still Guilty in Eyes of the Law

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For five days, ProPublica reporter Megan Rose hunkered down in a very small, very hot conference room in Las Vegas, surrounded by boxes brimming with legal records. She took notes and scanned documents one page at a time. The grind of investigative reporting, personified. But in those pages lay a big payoff: a story of murder,…

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