After Serving 13 Years For A Murder He Didn’t Commit, Hassan Bennett Got Better Counsel: Himself

Speaker(s): Robin Young and Hassan Bennett

Host(s): NPR: Here and Now

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In this NPR “Here & Now” interview, host Robin Young speaks with Hassan Bennett of Philadelphia. After spending close to thirteen years for a murder he did not commit, Bennett successfully represented himself in a retrial and was acquitted. This interview highlights one example of when the criminal justice system no only failed an individual person but also an entire community.

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