Ruben Carter Research Paper

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Ruben Carter, a professional boxer, was wrongly convicted and imprisoned solely based on unreliable witnesses and a corrupt criminal justice system. In his early life Rubin Carter got in trouble at the age of 12 for attacking a man with a knife. Carter claimed the person he attacked was a pedophile who was trying to molest his friends. Due to his criminal act he was sent to Jamesburg State Home for Boys which later on he ended up escaping before his sentence was up. Rubin Carter joined the army, where he began to train in becoming a boxer. He became good at boxing that he ended up winning two European light-welterweight championships. In 1956 he returned to his hometown Peterson, New Jersey with a plan on becoming a professional boxer. As
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