There have been recent movements to review past criminal cases that are "questionable," to say the least, and thus allowing potentially innocent "criminals" out of jail. One prime example of this movement is The Innocence Project, an organization that works towards freeing people who were convicted under wrongful circumstances (more specifically, they contest these questionable cases through DNA testing and evidence).
Many North Dakota residents may not recognize the name Aaron Swartz, but rest assured he is a pivotal figure in the realms of the internet and criminal defense. Swartz was a genius programmer and an internet activist, and is probably best known for his role in creating the website Reddit. But he is also well known for his suicide, a tragic incident that many believe happened because Swartz was being accused of serious (and, depending on your opinion, incredibly unfair) internet crimes.