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These Panels Could Be The Best Hope For Innocent Victims Of The Criminal Justice System
False evidence and faulty investigations are just some of the issues conviction integrity units must review to right the wrongs of the past.
The Pro-Death Movement in Nebraska
Intellectual freedom activist
On May 27, the Nebraska legislature, overturning a gubernatorial veto, repealed the state's death penalty. For opponents of state execution, there was a brief moment of rejoicing. But many Nebraskans were instantly nostalgic for the good old days of killing bad people.
I Was Found Innocent After 16 Years, Then Sent Back to Prison
Served 16 and a half years of a life-without-parole sentence a...
This case began with two lies: the one I refused to tell, and one a crack-cocaine abuser agreed to tell.
Guiltless Guilty Pleas
Criminal defense lawyer
The dirty little secret in the administration of criminal justice is that sometimes -- indeed, way too often -- innocent people plead guilty.
The Justice System's Imprisonment of Innocent Citizens
Research Fellow at the Independent Institute; Author of 'The P...
It is almost a certainty that thousands of innocent Americans are behind bars, potentially subject to brutal conditions, violence, and very often rape. But this reality poses a major inconvenience for the dominant forms of modern political ideology.
Innocent Man Is 'Rotting In Prison' After 13 Years
After 25 Years In Prison, Falsely Accused Man Helps Others Avoid Same Fate
Social Innovation Strategist
During the week of August 28, 2008, Darryl Burton was exonerated of his capital murder charge -- after spending 24 years in prison for a crime he didn't commit.
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