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Barry Scheck

For the First Time Ever, a Prosecutor Will Go to Jail for Wrongfully Convicting an Innocent Man

Mark Godsey | Posted 10.16.2015 | Crime
Mark Godsey

Today in Texas, former prosecutor and judge Ken Anderson pled guilty to intentionally failing to disclose evidence in a case that sent an innocent man, Michael Morton, to prison for the murder of his wife.

Matt Sledge

Documentary Filmmaker Pushes For Subject's Exoneration

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 03.06.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The lawyer for the Long Island man at the heart of the documentary film "Capturing the Friedmans" thinks there are signs that a probe led ...

Michael McLaughlin

'Texas Wrongfully Executed' An Innocent Man, Judge Wrote In Secret Exoneration

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.21.2012 | Crime

A Texas judge who reviewed the controversial 2004 execution of Cameron Todd Willingham planned to posthumously exonerate the father who was put to dea...

Is It Time to Execute the Death Penalty?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

The arguments for and against have raged for years, but the discussion is relevant now more than ever because Governor Pat Quinn has it within his power to end the death penalty in Illinois.

Trial by Firefight

Rob Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rob Fishman

It's clear that Cameron Todd Willingham was (mis)tried by a kangaroo court, but will justice be better served by the media zoo that's ensued?

Still Clinging to the Barbarity of the Death Penalty

Byron Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Byron Williams

Since it is impossible to avoid error, the only way one can support the death penalty is to suggest that we have expendable portions of society.

Innocent, but Executed

Barry Scheck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Barry Scheck

Whether our criminal justice system has executed an innocent man should no longer be an open question. Cameron Todd Willingham's case proves that.