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June 10, 2013
Chicago Daily Law Bulletin
In the summer of 1986, newlyweds Karen and Dyke Rhoads were found stabbed to death after a crime that climaxed with the bodies and their Paris, Ill., home being destroyed by fire.
As one of the many courts that eventually reviewed this murder case and its subsequent prosecution noted, "From the ashes of these gruesome murders rises another, deeply disturbing allegation: That police and a prosecutor conspired to frame two innocent men of these crimes and over the course of the next two decades, state officials continued to cover up those misdeeds."
You see flashing lights. You see the blue and white car behind you. You aren’t sure what to do. You had a couple beers earlier. You don’t have a driver’s license or insurance. As you pull over, you decide to be cooperative, and maybe the cop will give you a break. Right?