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Man Held in
1972 Ordered Free
Jun 9, 2015 4:00 AM CDT
Man Held in Solitary Since 1972 Ordered Free
Judge says Louisiana can't try Angola 3 member again
- After 43 years in solitary confinement, two overturned convictions, and two documentaries on his case, freedom could finally be at hand for Albert Woodfox. A federal judge has ordered the release of the 67-year-old, who was placed in solitary in 1972 after the death of a guard in a riot...
Black Panther Freed
After 41 Years in Solitary
Oct 3, 2013 2:38 AM CDT
Black Panther Freed After 41 Years in Solitary
Judge overturns conviction for murder of La. prison guard
- Herman Wallace is a free man after 41 years in solitary confinement in Louisiana prisons—but he may just have days to live. Wallace, one of the "Angola Three" found guilty of the 1972 murder of a guard, was diagnosed with advanced liver cancer this year, the
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