Part 1 of S03 Episode 2: Lex Talionis
(Warning: contains scenes of a distressing nature)
A 2014 study concluded that over 4% of people sentenced to death in the United States of America, have been convicted for crimes they did not commit;
Some might consider this little more than an unfortunate consequence of en essential system. Others however, might think twice given how often support for capital punishment stems largely from that old maxim of an eye for an eye.
After all, as some might say, just because those innocent people are now dead, it doesn’t mean they won’t still be seeking retribution...
Lex Talionis tells the strange and tragic story of Johnny Frank Garrett, who some believe was sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit. Others, think he may have had his revenge too.
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