innocence project Archives

Wrongfully Convicted Teen Now Helps Others Fight For Justice (VIDEO)

December 23, 2015

Since 1989, DNA evidence has exonerated 300 people who were wrongfully convicted. The Innocence Project estimates, based on the numerous studies that have been conducted on the subject, anywhere from 2.3% to 5% of the prisoners currently held in the United States…

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Prosecutor’s Confession: ‘I Put A Man On Death Row Who Didn’t Belong There’ (VIDEO)

October 14, 2015

How many police, court officials complicit in 330 wrongful convictions of  prisoners like Glenn ford? It’s been the buzz around office water coolers for the past three days. Glenn Ford, a name few people heard of or recognized prior to Sunday’s…

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Scalia Gets Capital Punishment Dead Wrong

June 5, 2015

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia received a bit of news yesterday that must have come as something of a shock: Gov. Pat McCrory on Thursday issued the first two pardons of inmates in North Carolina who were on death row,…

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FBI Used Flawed Hair Analysis For Decades. Did Innocents Die As A Result?

April 23, 2015

On the 17th of April, the FBI formally acknowledged what has been long suspected: over a 20 year period, its examiners gave knowingly flawed testimony using questionable forensic techniques: The Justice Department and FBI have formally acknowledged that nearly every…

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