The NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. released a new vi
The Houston Chronicle recently released A Human Tragedy, a new photo essay chronicling the issue of wrongful con
Today the Texas Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (TCADP) released its annual report, Texas Death Penalty Developments in 2012: The Year in Review.
The capital conviction of Jerry Hartfield, an illiterate man with an IQ of 51, was overturned in 1983. At that time, the appeals court ordered a new trial - but that trial never happened.
The family of Cameron Todd Willingham, who was executed in 2004 for setting a fire that killed his three young daughters, filed a petition asking for a posthumous pardon.
A Texas Tribune investigation of 85 exonerations discovered more than a quarter involved prosecutorial misconduct.
The state of Texas agreed to conduct DNA testing of evidence in the Hank Skinner case after years of dragging its feet, but now they say a critical piece of the evidence has gone missing.
Texas' Attorney General's office has finally agreed to the DNA testing that death row inmate Hank Skinner says could prove his innocence. Skinner has been on death row since 1993.
In 2006, the Chicago Tribune published a three-part investigative report that revealed the execution of C
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