Innocence

April 28, 2014
A study published this week in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that 4 percent -- or 1 in 25 -- of people...
April 22, 2014
Star boxer Rubin Carter, who spent 19 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted of murder in New Jersey, died on Sunday at age 76. A long...
April 18, 2014
The Alabama Supreme Court today ruled that Larry Dunaway was denied a fair trial by an impartial jury because two jurors did not give true and...
March 28, 2014
A court on Wednesday struck down Oklahoma's lethal injection secrecy law, ruling that it clearly violates "due process because access to the courts...
March 18, 2014
Thirty years after he was wrongfully convicted by an all-white jury in Shreveport, Louisiana, Glenn Ford was freed from the death row at Angola...
March 11, 2014
EJI's 25th Anniversary Celebration will be on Monday, March 31, 2014, in New York City.
February 24, 2014
The United States Supreme Court today unanimously granted relief to Anthony Hinton, finding that his trial lawyer was constitutionally deficient....
February 19, 2014
A recent poll by the Pew Research Center shows support for the death penalty has dropped sharply by 23 percentage points since 1996.
February 13, 2014
Governor Jay Inslee announced Tuesday that he is imposing a moratorium on carrying out the death penalty in Washington state.
February 6, 2014
The National Registry of Exonerations recorded 87 exonerations in 2013, the most in any single year since the registry started in 1989.
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