Ernie Lopez, Released
Clip: Season 29 Episode 16 | 1m 47s
"You hear the door open and they say, 'Lopez. You're going home.'" Ernie Lopez walks out of prison to greet family, friends and reporters after a Texas court threw out his 2003 conviction of sexually assaulting 6-month-old Isis Vas. Joint reporting from FRONTLINE, ProPublica and NPR in "The Child Cases" raised questions about the evidence used against him.
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