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Innocent but Executed

Does America Execute the Innocent? You Decide

James S. Liebman | Posted 09.17.2014 | Crime
James S. Liebman

Every day now, myths about the death penalty explode. Still, one seemingly soothing claim about the death penalty persists: that because of painstaking appeals and clemency reviews, no innocent person is ever executed. Before accepting that guarantee, consider Carlos DeLuna.

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.