Walter Lomax, 70, was wrongly incarcerated for close to 40 years of his life. Here, he stands in the Baltimore office of the Maryland Restorative Justice Initiative, an organization that fights for the rights of people with parole-eligible life sentences.

Walter Lomax, 70, was wrongly incarcerated for close to 40 years of his life. Here, he stands in the Baltimore office of the Maryland Restorative Justice Initiative, an organization that fights for the rights of people with parole-eligible life sentences.

Walter Lomax was 20 years-old when he was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Robert Brewer.

Released in 2006 and exonerated eight years later, Lomax has become an advocate for criminal justice reform.

He speaks with Kojo about his decades behind bars — and what he’s fighting for now as a free man.

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  • Walter Lomax Executive Director, Maryland Restorative Justice Initiative

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