For more than 20 years, Ronald Reid Welch has been the one lawyer assigned to safeguard the civil rights of thousands of Mississippi inmates.

The sixth-generation Mississippian has built a reputation as a crusader who represents only prisoners. He brags that his behind-the-scenes arm-twisting and easy bonhomie with state officials has, over the years, led to reforms in a prison system that was once renowned for its brutal conditions.

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