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Willie Jerome Manning

Last Minute Justice

Christopher Hayes | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics
Christopher Hayes

About three hours before he was to die by lethal injection, the Mississippi Supreme Court decided, 8 to 1 that, "It is therefore ordered that the motion to stay execution filed by Willie Jerome Manning is hereby granted pending further order of this court."

Execution Scheduled For Today Despite Mistakes Analyzing Evidence

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2013 | Crime

By Emily Lane JACKSON, Miss., May 6 (Reuters) - A Mississippi inmate is facing execution on Tuesday despite an admission last week by ...

DNA Forensic Error and the Execution of Innocents

Dov Fox | Posted 07.04.2013 | Crime
Dov Fox

Willie Manning is scheduled to die by lethal injection on Tuesday for the 1992 kidnapping and murder of two white college students. No physical evidence has ever linked Manning to the crime. And the Justice Department has just come clean that the FBI's forensic analysis implicating Manning was invalid.