Another aspect to remember here is that again we see mistakes were made, innocent persons lost a good deal of their lives to a system that failed. We need to work to change things to insure this travesty does not happen again.
It took a great deal off effort from a large group of supporters and funding to get the Memphis Three this far; not the legal system. It' needs re-structuring.
In his own words, Damien Echols speaks volumes about the experience; "I am not alone as there are tens of thousand of men and woman in this country who have been wrongfully convicted, forced into a false confession, sentenced to death or a lifetime in prison. I am hopeful that one day they too will be able stand with their friends and family to declare their innocence."