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National Registry of Exonerations

Michael McLaughlin

Wrongfully Convicted African-Americans Wait Longer For Exoneration | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.04.2014 | Crime

It took 18 years for DNA evidence to surface that cleared Derrick Williams of a rape and attempted kidnapping in Florida. Prosecutors had relied on th...

Are Women Left Behind in Exonerations?

Alison Flowers | Posted 08.06.2014 | Crime
Alison Flowers

While most exonerations involve a crime where someone else is responsible, this often does not hold true in women's cases. For the majority of female exonerations, no crime occurred in the case at all.

Michael McLaughlin

A Record Number Of Inmates Were Exonerated Last Year For Crimes They Didn't Commit | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 02.04.2014 | Crime

Nicole Harris' boyfriend woke up from a nap in 2005 and found her 4-year-old son, Jaquari, with an elastic band from a bed sheet wrapped around his th...

Michael McLaughlin

The Wrongly Imprisoned Are Getting More Help From Forces That Locked Them Up | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.05.2013 | Crime

Prosecutors and police cooperated more than ever before in 2012 to free people falsely convicted of crimes they didn't commit, according to a new stud...

Meet the Exonerated

David Protess | Posted 07.22.2012 | Chicago
David Protess

The next time you see an exoneree take his first steps to freedom, look past their smiles. Get pissed. Get involved. Make a difference.

Michael McLaughlin

Boxer Is 1 Of 2,000 Exonerated For Crimes They Didn't Commit | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.22.2012 | Crime

Some tales of wrongful conviction are well known, like the case of amateur boxer Dewey Bozella. Bozella was found guilty in 1983 for the murder of ...