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West Memphis Three

New HBO Documentary Explores Controversial Murder Case

The Moviefone Blog | Alex Suskind (Subscribe to Alex Suskind's Posts) | Posted 12.10.2011 | Entertainment

How do you integrate yourself back into society after 18 years in prison? How do you cope when the ordinary activities most of us take for granted -- ...

"I Am Guilty, But Innocent": Does This Make Any Sense?

Joel Cohen | Posted 10.25.2011 | Crime
Joel Cohen

On August 19, three convicted murderers in West Memphis, Arkansas, had their convictions, under which they had served 18 years, thrown out -- only to plead guilty to murder, be sentenced to time served and be released from jail, all the while telling the judge and the rest of the world that they were innocent.

The West Memphis Three: Damien Echols, Capital Punishment, And Christian Hypocrisy

David J. Dunn, PhD | Posted 10.24.2011 | Religion
David J. Dunn, PhD

Capital punishment is incompatible with the Christian faith for a number of biblical and theological reasons.

Thank God for Liberal Hollywood

James Peron | Posted 10.20.2011 | Entertainment
James Peron

When Hollywood rallies to the defense of innocent people, and secures justice for them, this is contemporary liberalism at its best.

West Memphis Three Feature Film In The Works

Posted 10.20.2011 | Entertainment

The documentary "Paradise Lost 3" will not be the only on-screen word about the case of the West Memphis Three. The case, which in 1994 saw three t...

David Lohr

'West Memphis Three' Free After Serving 17 Years | David Lohr | Posted 03.27.2014 | Crime

After serving 17 years behind bars for the brutal murder of three children in eastern Arkansas, Damien Echols, Jessie Misskelley Jr. and Jason Baldwin...

Johnny Depp's '48 Hours' Plea For West Mephis Three (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Johnny Depp will appear on this Saturday's "48 Hours Mystery" as he makes a plea for a new trial for the West Memphis Three, three teenagers accused o...

Why Young People Falsely Confess to Police

Steve Drizin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Steve Drizin

I've seen police lie to children in all manner of ways, telling one child that his dead sister's blood was found in his bedroom and a different boy that his father had awakened from a coma and told police the boy was his assailant.