University of Chicago Law School
Just days ago, a man who has been behind bars for 17 years learned his chance at freedom is in limbo.
When Eric Caine went to prison, Ronald Reagan was president, almost no one had a cell phone and a gallon of gas cost less than $1. Free after 25 years, Caine now has his own cell phone, email address and Facebook account.
A man who has long claimed he was tortured by Chicago police detectives into confessing to two murders will be getting out of prison after nearly 25 years behind bars.