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governor of ohio: help a innocent man

governor of ohio: help a innocent man | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
my son was wrongfully convicted, his 43 yrs old, no criminal back ground, no evidence, he was promised probation, but sentenced to 8 yrs, his ex-wife...

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Imprisoned by Injustice, Judge Refuses to Release Last of 'Angola Three' - Center for Research on Globalization

Imprisoned by Injustice, Judge Refuses to Release Last of 'Angola Three' - Center for Research on Globalization | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
Despite a federal court order to end the 43-year confinement of Albert Woodfox, the last remaining prisoner of the "Angola 3" will have to stand trial for a third time after a District judge on Mon...
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Why Sister Helen Prejean Says She Believes Richard Glossip Was Wrongfully Convicted

Sister Helen Prejean is the spiritual adviser for Richard Glossip, who is scheduled to die by lethal injection on September 16, 2015. Why does she believe ...
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Stopping the innocent from pleading guilty: Can brain-based recognition ... - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

Stopping the innocent from pleading guilty: Can brain-based recognition ... - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
So I have another paper coming out. It’s about plea-bargaining, brain-based lie detection and the innocence problem.
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Wrongfully convicted Ricky Jackson sheds hatred acquired after 39 years in ... - cleveland.com

Wrongfully convicted Ricky Jackson sheds hatred acquired after 39 years in ... - cleveland.com | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
The elation Ricky Jackson has experienced since he tasted freedom three months ago has helped him to leave behind the nearly four decades he spent in prison, wrongfully convicted of a murder in 1975, and given him a completely new outlook on the...
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Morton: DNA testing access must be fairly applied - Houston Chronicle

Morton: DNA testing access must be fairly applied - Houston Chronicle | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
[...] the court said that the law requires a defendant to prove that evidence contains biological material before it can be tested - a near-impossibility when it comes to invisible skin, saliva or sweat cells - and the court later called this...
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Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Rape To Star In 'Serial'-Esque Reality Show

Man Wrongfully Convicted Of Rape To Star In 'Serial'-Esque Reality Show | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
Brian Banks spent five years in prison for a kidnapping and rape he did not commit.
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Brian is an amazing man, wrongful convictions ruin life's, stop the madness just to win a conviction,

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Battling Injustice: the BOP and Corrupt Judges - OpEdNews

Battling Injustice: the BOP and Corrupt Judges - OpEdNews | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
Battling Injustice: the BOP and Corrupt Judges
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Battling Injustice: the BOP and Corrupt Judges.
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As Mental Health Services Have Disappeared, The Prison Population Has Skyrocketed

As Mental Health Services Have Disappeared, The Prison Population Has Skyrocketed | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
The Great Recession led to the biggest cuts to mental health services in this nation’s history.

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The Ripple Effect of bad shortsighted policy

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Donny Claunch Story: Wrongly Convicted: To Whom It May Concern:

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David Protess

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David Protess, Ph.D., is President of the Chicago Innocence Project, a nonprofit investigative reporting group that exposes wrongful convictions and other problems of the criminal justice system.

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Attorneys Walking From San Diego To Sacramento To Fight For “Innocent” Clients - CBS Los Angeles

Attorneys Walking From San Diego To Sacramento To Fight For “Innocent” Clients - CBS Los Angeles | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
Four attorney's are still fighting for their clients, whom they believe are innocent, out of court by walking 600 miles from San Diego to Sacramento to see to their release.

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Wrongfully convicted man set free after 34 years - WTAJ

Wrongfully convicted man set free after 34 years - WTAJ | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
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Wrongfully convicted man set free after 34 years
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As of Monday, it's DNA that decided Fogle can never again be tried for the rape and murder of Kathy Long. Lewis Fogle has already been out on bail for a month.
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More Prisoners Proven To Be Wrongfully Convicted Than Ever Before - Counter Current News

More Prisoners Proven To Be Wrongfully Convicted Than Ever Before - Counter Current News | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
There are more people being wrongly convicted of crimes they didn't commit than ever before.
That's according to the University of Michigan's National Registry
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Stanley Wrice, Wrongfully Convicted for Rape, Released From Prison After 30 Years

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Wrongfully Convicted Brothers Given $750000 Each After Spending Over 30 Years ... - News One

Wrongfully Convicted Brothers Given $750000 Each After Spending Over 30 Years ... - News One | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
After they were wrongfully convicted for the murder of an 11-year-old girl and subsequently forced to spend over 30 years in prison, 51-year-old Henry McCollum and his 47-year-old half-brother Leon...
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Moushey announces vision to right wrongful convictions at CMU - CMU The Tartan Online

Moushey announces vision to right wrongful convictions at CMU - CMU The Tartan Online | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
CMU The Tartan Online Moushey announces vision to right wrongful convictions at CMU CMU The Tartan Online Today, Moushey aims to bring Point Park University's Innocence Institute, which he founded in 2001 to help those wrongfully convicted in...
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NYC man imprisoned for 18 years after wrongful conviction to get $4.75M - CBS News

NYC man imprisoned for 18 years after wrongful conviction to get $4.75M - CBS News | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
Fernando Bermudez says that "the settlement will never erase the injustice"
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18 yrs of this mans life,---WHY?????

 

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FOX 8 exclusive: Man wrongfully convicted of murder says he still faces injustices

FOX 8 exclusive: Man wrongfully convicted of murder says he still faces injustices | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
AKRON, Ohio- He spent seven and a half years in prison for a crime he did not commit. The trauma of that time behind bars left Clarence Elkins with a lifetime of repercussions and PTSD. Now, nine y...
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When is enough---ENOUGH.

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Court orders $18.5M for NYC man wrongfully convicted of rape - New York Daily News

Court orders $18.5M for NYC man wrongfully convicted of rape - New York Daily News | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
A Brooklyn man who did 22 years in prison for a rape he didn’t commit is on the verge of becoming $18 million richer.
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governor of ohio: help a innocent man

governor of ohio: help a innocent man | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
my son was wrongfully convicted, his 43 yrs old, no criminal back ground, no evidence, he was promised probation, but sentenced to 8 yrs, his ex-wife...

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Injustice Is Blind: Three Horror Stories of False Imprisonment

Injustice Is Blind: Three Horror Stories of False Imprisonment | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
California Innocence Project’s Justin Brooks reveals the harrowing details that keep him walking 600 miles to free the California 12.

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Those Who Send Innocents to Prison Are Not Like Innocents Who Are Sent to Prison

Those Who Send Innocents to Prison Are Not Like Innocents Who Are Sent to Prison | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
It shouldn't be necessary to spell out, but apparently it is, that sending the Central Park Five to prison for a crime they hadn't committed was wrong because they hadn't committed the crime.

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Another Potentially Innocent Man On Death Row Faces Execution In Texas

Another Potentially Innocent Man On Death Row Faces Execution In Texas | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
Yet another death row inmate in Texas may in fact not be guilty of the crime that put him there. Robert Gene Will was convicted in the 2000 slaying of Deputy Sheriff Barrett Hill in Harris County, Texas.

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THIS IS MY FRIEND    INNOCENT !!!!!!

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Mississippi Man to be Executed Tonight Despite FBI's Admission of Falsifying Evidence!

Mississippi Man to be Executed Tonight Despite FBI's Admission of Falsifying Evidence! | wrongful convictions | Scoop.it
In yet the latest display of Mississippi Jim Crow racism, death row inmate William Jerome Manning is set to be executed by lethal injection in the state of Mississippi TONIGHT at 6 p.m.! This, in s...
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