Many states don’t even have compensation laws, and for those that do, it can be a long, grueling process to actually get the money
Documentarian Garrett Bradley tells the story of the Richardson family, who lost their patriarch for two decades because of an unfairly harsh prison sentence
While incarcerated, they save lives. Once freed, they’re blocked from continuing their career — all but insuring they fail on the outside. As the prison system profits, Golden State prisoners are thrust into a literal trial by fire.
With the penal system as callous as ever and coronavirus ravaging California prisons, they fear they’re the only thing standing between life and death for their husbands