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After 43 years in solitary confinement, Albert Woodfox has been released 

On Monday, U.S. district judge James Brady granted 68-year-old Albert Woodfox his freedom and took the additional step of barring him from standing trial again in connection to his alleged role in the 1972 murder of a prison guard. Woodfox had been awaiting another trial around the tragic circumstances that led to his confinement.