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Mc Millian might have been another forgotten black inmate in an Alabama prison. "It was too easy for one person to come into court and frame a man for a murder he didn't commit. Mc Millian was arrested, and in an extraordinary move, was immediately sent to Alabama's Death Row, in Holman State Prison, Atmore, which is usually reserved for convicted murderers awaiting execution. Mc Millian asked him for a ride to the cleaning store. Mc Millian's conviction last week 5 to 0, leading to today's hearing. Since the case was resolved in the state courts, Mr. Mc Millian, who appeared in court this morning in a dark three-piece suit instead of the prison whites he has worn for six years, listened impassively as the charges were thrown out, then smiled and hugged his lawyers, Mr.
It was too easy for the state to convict someone for that crime and then have him sentenced to death. Judge Key, for two decades the local circuit court judge, moved the trial from Monroe County, which is 40 percent black, to Baldwin County, which is only 13 percent black. Mc Millian was convicted after a one-and-a-half-day trial on the testimony of three witnesses. Prosecutor Joins Defense The current Monroe County District Attorney, Tommy Chapman, who did not prosecute the original case, joined the defense in seeking to have the charges dismissed. Mc Millian's case was not affected by recent decisions limiting appellants' access to the Federal courts. Stevenson, who handles death row cases for the Alabama Capital Representation Resource Center in Montomgery, said only the death sentence had allowed Mr. And this case was unusual because the state's case proved not flimsy, but nonexistent, he said. Mc Millian's case is his innocence was demonstrable," he said. There are other folks in prison who don't have the money or the resources or the good fortune to have folks come in and help them." He said he would examine possible legal action on Mr. Stevenson and Bernard Harcourt, before being greeted by throngs of family members and well wishers who overflowed the courtroom and waited in the halls.