The system doesn’t reward Justice; it rewards winning court cases. It rewards convictions – even if you have to break the rules to get there. Ryan Ferguson Update: Mo. man jailed for nearly 10 years released – Crimesider – CBS News.
Last week, an appeals court threw out Ferguson’s 2005 conviction in the killing of Columbia Daily Tribune sports editor Kent Heitholt. The appeals court ruled that Boone County prosecutors violated federal law by failing to share several pieces of evidence with Ferguson’s defense team during his trial, reports the Columbia Daily Tribune.