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Wrongly Convicted

Los Angeles To Pay $8 Million To Man Wrongly Convicted Of Murder

AP | Posted 04.12.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The city of Los Angeles agreed to pay $8 million to a man who spent 17 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit. The settle...

Sleep No More

Richard LaGravenese | Posted 09.09.2014 | Entertainment
Richard LaGravenese

On average, one out of every 25 Death Row inmates are innocent. In developing The Divide, premiering July 16 on WEtv, our attempt to portray their stories as well as those dedicated to the Innocence Project has been a humbling experience.

David Lohr

Wrongly Convicted Man's Attorney: 'Where The Hell Was This Evidence' | David Lohr | Posted 04.09.2014 | Crime

A New York man, freed Tuesday after spending more than two decades in state prison, would not have been convicted if vital evidence had not been withh...

"A Millennium for Nothing"

Pia de Jong | Posted 04.26.2014 | Crime
Pia de Jong

Everyone has their own reasons for living in a privileged town like Princeton, New Jersey -- but Jim McCloskey's are different. "I live in Princeton," he says, "because it is located exactly halfway between the East Jersey State Prison in Rahway and the New Jersey State Prison in Trenton."

Man Who Suffered Wrongful Conviction Dies Waiting 46 Minutes For EMS

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

Before Dwight Love died last week at his daughter's home in Detroit, he was grievously wronged by the system -- twice. After he collapsed in front...

5 Wrongly Convicted People The Legal System Kept On Screwing

Cracked | Posted 12.11.2013 | Crime

As procedural drama TV shows have taught us, every conviction in the U.S. justice system is the product of meticulous DNA testing and forced sexual te...

17 Years in Jail For A Murder They Didn't Commit

Posted 10.25.2012 | New York

Two people who served more than 17 years behind bars for a murder they did not commit were set free on Wednesday. Eric Glisson and Cathy Watkins we...

John Rudolf

'I Try Not To Hate': Wrongfully Convicted Man Free After 17 Years | John Rudolf | Posted 07.03.2012 | Crime

LaMonte Armstrong is putting his life back together, piece by piece. But his freedom -- all three days of it -- hasn't been easy. "I'm confused, lo...

A Riddle: Who Saves Lives But Is Not a Doctor?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

It is difficult for any of us to imagine what it must be like to be convicted, though innocent, and possibly face the death penalty, and then learn there are college kids eager to help in the battle.