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Inmate conviction in '72 death at issue in appeal

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NEW ORLEANS — Lawyers for the state of Louisiana asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to reinstate the conviction of inmate Albert Woodfox in the 1972 stabbing death of a prison guard, despite objections from human rights activists who have long said the state's case is flawed and that Woodfox has suffered from decades of solitary confinement. Woodfox is one of the inmates supporters dubbed...

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