Man who spent 36 years in prison for Baton Rouge rape he didn't commit files federal lawsuit

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'A 59-year-man exonerated last year after spending 36 years behind bars for a rape and stabbing in Baton Rouge that he didn't commit is seeking compensation in a federal lawsuit.

Archie Charles Williams sued the city of Baton Rouge, former police detectives and ex-state crime lab employees, and then-East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney's Office investigator and current District Attorney Hillar Moore III.

The lawsuit, filed by lawyer Jeffrey Mitchell, of The Cochran Firm New Orleans, alleges Williams' wrongful conviction was "the calculated result of the coordinated efforts of the individual defendants ... who engaged in ... reckless and intentional conduct."'

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