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Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Lawsuit against John Grisham, KC native dismissed

Fritz

Grisham and KC native Dennis Fritz were sued over their books about the murder of Debra Sue Carter in Ada, Okla., back in the early 1980s. Fritz had a unique insight on the case: He was one of two men who were wrongly convicted of the slaying and were ultimately freed. (Grisham's take on the case was called "The Innocent Man.")

The prosecutor who handled the case, a police officer and a state criminologist sued for libel, to be specific. A federal appeals court in Denver has dismissed the suit.

Hat Tip: Many thanks, JUNGLE JIM!

Image: An older photo of Fritz signing copies of his book, "Journey Toward Justice."

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