SUFFIELD, Conn. — When Nicholas Aponte recalls the night in 1995 that sent him to prison, he describes an immature 17-year-old who told himself he was tough but in reality lacked the nerve to say no to a cousin he admired for being a troublemaker.
I just signed a petition to The United States House of Representatives: The United States locks up too many people with too little justification for too long a time and it does not help make us a safer society.
In the seven years since he was paroled from prison, Johnnie Lee Savory found a job and home in Chicago, took up playing chess near Michigan Avenue and became a volunteer mentor to inmates cleared of wrongdoing and freed after years of incarceration.
I was struck by a piece of news recently that is good for America, shows that our politicians are learning from their mistakes, and are actually cooperating with each other – on both sides of the aisle.
EDITOR’S NOTE: California’s prison hunger strike, called to protest indefinite solitary confinement, is now entering its second month, but remains below the radar screen of most national media outlets.
COLUMBIA, S.C., Aug. 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Johnny Davis, federal inmate, is currently serving a life sentence for what a number of attorneys and Davis's former attorney believe to be an unjust conviction after a federal drug sweep.
On September 28, 2000, former Indiana State Trooper David Camm made a frantic call to his former colleagues in the state troopers office: He'd just walked into his garage, and found lying on the floor the bodies of his 35-year-old wife, Kim, and...
Lawmakers this year approved a bill requiring DNA testing in death penalty cases. Some prosecutors worry more testing could simply delay a guilty defendant’s inevitable conviction. This story is part of our 31 Days, 31 Ways series.
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HERE ARE APPROXIMATELY 60 PETITIONS THAT NEED SIGNATURES AND SHARING! IT TAKES ALL OF 35 SECONDS TO SIGN ONE.............. DO THE MATH PLEASE....... HELP THOSE WRONGLY CONVICTED AND THEIR FAMILIES PLEASE!