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From Death Row to Exoneration Thanks to DNA Testing

May 6, 2015 by Terri Sundquist Imagine being convicted of a crime for which you are not guilty—not some minor crime, but one of the most heinous crimes imaginable: the rape and murder of a young girl. Would you feel shock and anger at the injustice? Disappointment in the legal system that could make such […]

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Paperback released!

@ AMAZON.com   The crime scenes. The P&E track from Culver City to Amoco (center) is the southern boundary of the Glen Airy District. Two sisters, May and Nina Martin, 12 and 8, disappeared from the Glen Airy District at the base of the Baldwin Hills in Los Angeles on August 23, 1924. Most houses were no […]

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Researching wrongful executions

As we learn more and more about wrongful convictions it is easier to know what to look for. The same goes for wrongful executions and the proof does not always require DNA. There is other powerful forensic evidence. The odds are that any state with the death penalty has committed a wrongful execution and the […]

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Sisters and a friend

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Is Texas Going to Execute Another Innocent Person?

Originally posted on Wrongful Convictions Blog:
If you have been paying attention at all, you know that the Texas death penalty machine has been operating at full tilt – 508 executions since 1982, with 16 in just 2013.  This includes the execution of Cameron Todd Willingham, and it had become abundantly clear, even before his…