The Prison

In 1838, a brand new prison was built. It was called “The Tombs.” Ironically, the contractor who built the prison was later found guilty of forgery and sentenced to several years in prison. Which prison? The very prison he had built. As the contractor was escorted into a cell of his own making, he said,…

A Free Man Still in Prison

In 1999, Daniel Larsen was convicted of a crime in California and put in prison.  Ten years later, new witnesses came forward, stacking the evidence in Larsen’s favor.  As a result, a federal magistrate ruled that Larsen had been denied rights to a fair trial and ordered his immediate release.  Unfortunately, because of some complicated…