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And justice for some

Unless you’ve been caught up in the justice system, most Americans’ understanding of courts comes from what you see on TV.  

In popular dramas like “Law & Order,” everyone gets a lawyer, the crime is solved in a neat and timely way, and – of course – justice is served. But in real life, it doesn’t always work out that way. On this Reveal, we take a look at the cracks in the system that prevent people from getting a fair shake.

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