EXPOSÉ: America's Investigative Reports
EXPOSÉ 2008 Season
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4 states. 80 capital cases. 1 reporter goes inside the criminal justice system.

Armed only with a reporter's notebook and a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution, McClatchy Supreme Court beat-reporter Stephen Henderson takes EXPOSÉ inside the world of death penalty defense. The Supreme Court has ruled that even convicted murderers have a right to a vigorous defense when a jury is deciding whether or not they should be executed. But Henderson finds that poorly funded defense lawyers are failing their clients - even those who have suffered abuse, show clear signs of mental illness or have very low IQs.

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