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Innocence Is Irrelevant

8-11-17 Tennessee:

This is the age of the plea bargain—and millions of Americans are suffering the consequences. It had been a long night for Shanta Sweatt. After working a 16-hour shift cleaning the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, in Nashville, and then catching the 11:15 bus to her apartment, she just wanted to take a shower and go to sleep. Instead, she wound up having a fight with the man . . . (Source)