An hour after being released from prison Friday afternoon, Damien Echols and Jason Baldwin scooted into a dark, tinted-windowed SUV that whisked the two men to Memphis for a hotel rooftop gala with their friends and celebrity supporters. Jessie Misskelley, on the other hand, left the courthouse in his dad’s truck for a more casual neighborhood party with family and friends at his father’s home in Crittenden County.
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Front Section, Pages 1 on 08/24/2011
Print Headline: For 3 freed and in spotlight, legal tethers loosened