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Why dozens of men spent most of their lives in prison after Louisiana reneged on plea deal


The cases of some of Louisiana’s longest-serving inmates are receiving renewed attention. A group of now-elderly men called the “10/6 lifers,” who were promised parole after serving 10 years and six months. But the state reneged on these deals and many were never released. NewsHour’s Roby Chavez has been reporting on this from Louisiana as part of our series, “Searching for Justice.”

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