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Dna Exoneration

Longest-Ever Death Row Inmate Freed

AP | By MARI YAMAGUCHI | Posted 05.26.2014 | World

TOKYO (AP) — The world's longest-serving death row inmate was freed Thursday by a Japanese court which found investigators had likely fabricated evi...

BSO Settles Lawsuit Over Horrifying Incident Of Framing

Sun Sentinel | Paula Mcmahon | Posted 09.21.2013 | Miami

Frank Lee Smith died of cancer on death row, just months before DNA exonerated him of raping and murdering an 8-year-old girl in Fort Lauderdale. Now,...

DNA Tests Find State Has Dozens Wrongly Convicted Of Murders And Sex Crimes

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.19.2012 | Crime

RICHMOND, Va. — New DNA testing in hundreds of old Virginia homicide and sexual assault cases supports the exoneration of at least 38 suspects, acco...

Man Free From Prison After 16 Years For A Crime He Didn't Commit

AP | Posted 05.01.2012 | Denver

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. -- Robert Dewey was 33 when he went to prison for the 1994 rape and murder of a Colorado woman. The 51-year-old walked away free...

Matt Sledge

Compensation Proves Elusive For Men Wrongfully Accused In Park Rape Case

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.06.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- When police in New York are accused of misconduct, the city usually likes to settle quickly and quietly. New York City dished out $117 mil...

Take the Loco out of Local New York Politics: Local Issues That Matter

Lynne Glasner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lynne Glasner

Although we know there are many aspects of our criminal justice system that are broken, most politicians are unwilling to support measures that might address the injustices.

Eyewitness Identifications Lead to Wrongful Convictions

John Terzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Terzano

The alarming number of false identifications uncovered by this report confirms what researchers have been repeating for years - eyewitness evidence is highly prone to error.