The Sun Does Not Rise at the Nightfall of Freedom
Sixteen years because of cowardly judges, including Sonia Sotomayor.
Then again, as Associate Justice Antonin Scalia once put it, "mere factual innocence" is insufficient not to put a man to death.
Or, as appellate Judge Sotomayor put it, "excusable neglect" that a clerk of courts misinformed the wrongly convicted man's attorney, which caused a filing to miss a new, Git-Tuff-on-Crime appeal deadline by four days.
"Empathy," my ass.
"Liberal," my ass.
And one more thing:
"Change," my ass.
Welcome to dusk; the daylight is behind you.