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Death Row Inmate In Mississippi Granted New Trial

The Huffington Post | Kim Bellware | Posted 02.13.2015 | Crime

The Mississippi Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for death row inmate Willie Manning after it found the state withheld evidence that would have b...

News Genius Quotes of the Week, 05/10/2013

News Genius | Posted 07.10.2013 | World
News Genius

In yet another week of insanity and far-reaching events, News Genius is back to break down the Top 5 quotes of the week, spread across sports, science, law, and international affairs.

Mississippi Supreme Court Justice Writes A Remarkably Poltical 'Dissent' To Willie Manning's Stay Of Execution

Radley Balko | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

I've done a lot of reporting on the criminal justice system in Mississippi. When confronted with overwhelming evidence of innocence, prosecutorial mis...

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 ...

Murder in Mississippi

David Protess | Posted 07.06.2013 | Chicago
David Protess

If the authorities in Mississippi have their way tomorrow, Willie Manning will be strapped to a gurney and injected with chemicals that will paralyze his lungs and stop his heart. It would be nice to know if he were guilty.

Mississippi Death Row Inmate Denied DNA Test; Execution Set For Tuesday

Posted 05.05.2013 | Crime

Convicted double murderer Willie Jerome Manning, who has been on death row for nearly two decades, is set to be executed Tuesday, after being denied a...