Second Chance Stories: Charlie Fragoso

Kenneth Charles "Charlie" Fragoso describes the day he found out that he was granted clemency after over 30 years of incarceration. His attorney, Professor Katie Tinto, worked through the Trial Penalty Clemency Project, an initiative of NACDL's Return to Freedom Project, to secure his release. 


The Trial Penalty Clemency Project is an initiative of NACDL’s Return to Freedom Project. To see other active projects and volunteer as an attorney, go to

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