Two people confessed to a murder Lamar Johnson is in prison for. Politics may keep him in
Across the country, prosecutors are trying to overturn wrongful convictions and right historical injustices. For nearly 26 years, Lamar Johnson has been serving life without parole for a murder he says he didn’t commit and two other men confessed to. But a battle in Missouri between his progressive prosecutor and a conservative state attorney general has left him in limbo. John Yang reports.