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For Modern Jurors, Being On A Case Means Being Offline
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Ernie Lopez hugs his daughter, Nikki Lopez. He was released from prison on March 2, 2012, in Amarillo, Texas, after serving nine years. Katie Hayes Luke for NPR hide caption

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Cleared Of Rape Conviction, California Man Aims To 'Move On Strong'
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