Angola Three http://wwno.org en Angola 3 Inmate Tastes Brief, 'Bittersweet' Freedom http://wwno.org/post/angola-3-inmate-tastes-brief-bittersweet-freedom Herman Wallace <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/10/04/229315414/angola-3-inmate-dies-just-days-after-being-freed">died early Friday</a> in New Orleans, three days after gaining his freedom. Wallace had spent the previous 41 years in solitary confinement in Louisiana.<p>While already serving a 50-year sentence for armed robbery, Wallace was convicted of the murder of a prison guard in 1974, along with Robert King and Albert Woodfox. Sat, 05 Oct 2013 21:45:00 +0000 Arun Rath 45401 at http://wwno.org Dying 'Angola 3' Inmate Freed After Decades In Solitary http://wwno.org/post/dying-angola-three-inmate-freed-after-decades-solitary Herman Wallace, one of the "Angola 3" inmates who spent more than 40 years in solitary confinement for the killing of a guard, has been freed after his conviction was overturned.<p>U.S. District Judge Brian Jackson in Baton Rouge, La., said Tuesday that Wallace had not received a fair trial.<p>The Associated Press says that Jackson "had also ordered a new trial because women were unconstitutionally excluded from the grand jury that indicted Wallace in the guard's death. Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:38:00 +0000 Scott Neuman 45120 at http://wwno.org