“Finally proving Henry and Leon’s innocence was a great victory, but what I cannot forget is that this case is, above all, a tragedy. Two innocent men — both intellectually disabled — spent three decades of their lives being, essentially, tortured by the state of North Carolina.” From Kenneth J. Rose in WaPo: I just freed an innocent man from death row. And I’m still furious.

+ “Well, let’s say, if I was a bully, he is a pussy. How about that? I think Johnson Britt has been hanging around too much with the wine and cheese crowd.” From the NYT: As two men go free, a dogged ex-prosecutor digs in