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May 27th, 2013
09:44 AM ET

Freedom in sight after 22 years: Debra Milke's lawyer Lori Voepel on her client released from death row after winning appeal

The lawyer for Debra Milke, Lori Voepel, is on 'Starting Point' talking with Christine Romans on her client's recent appeal that overturned her conviction. Milke could be released from prison soon after spending 22 years on death row. Voepel says "she was thrilled" to hear her conviction had been overturned.

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  1. dale bush

    only thing I have to say is put that detective in prison

    May 28, 2013 at 11:56 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. catarget

    National Institute of Justice: ~ Five Things Law Enforcement Executives Can Do To Make A Difference.

    DoD study on random polygraphs for personnel.

    "the polygraph is the single most effective tool for finding information people were trying to hide." – DoD, NSA.

    Make policy that polygraphs for all new hires expire every 2-5yrs.

    Top Baltimore jail executives to be polygraphed following gang indictment.

    California laws strengthened wall of silence among officers.

    The California Peace Officers Bill of Rights needs to be reviewed and revised. Especially section 3007.

    The honest, brave officers with integrity deserve better.

    And so does the public.

    Wherever you are in the World, in your own jurisdictions, in your own capacity, you can do something, one thing, anything. And make a difference.

    Let's get this done folks. And never give up. For the good of the collective whole.


    Break the code. Break the culture.

    And Walk the Talk.

    May 27, 2013 at 8:09 pm | Report abuse | Reply

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