Innocence

June 11, 2015
Results of a new poll by Quinnipiac University released on June 1 show that American voters are leaning against the death penalty: 48 percent say a...
May 25, 2015
"Capital punishment must be permanently halted, without exception," former chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court Norman Fletcher said last week...
May 20, 2015
Nebraska's legislature yesterday passed a bill to abolish the death penalty. The state's unicameral legislature passed bill LB268, which would...
May 5, 2015
After more than 20 years on Mississippi's death row, Willie Jerome Manning has been exonerated in the 1992 murders of an elderly woman and her...
April 29, 2015
The FBI formally acknowledged this month that, for decades, nearly every examiner in its microscopic hair comparison unit gave flawed testimony...
April 22, 2015
Public support for the death penalty in America has fallen to near historic lows, according to recent polls by Pew Research Center and CBS News....
April 18, 2015
News media from the United Kingdom to China are reporting on the exoneration of Anthony Ray Hinton, who was released on April 3 after thirty years...
April 3, 2015
Anthony Ray Hinton walked out of the Jefferson County Jail at 9:30 a.m. today a free man for the first time in 30 years. "The sun does shine," he...
April 2, 2015
Anthony Ray Hinton, one of the longest serving death row prisoners in Alabama history and among the longest serving condemned prisoners to be freed...
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