September 29, 2020

On Tuesday, September 29th Kwame Ajamu, Chairman of the Board at WTI, spoke at a "Human Rights & Justice" Webinar with Celia Ouellette, CEO, Responsible Business Initiative for Justice (moderator), Christopher Miller, Head of Global Activism Strategy, Ben & Jerry's, an...

September 29, 2020

On Sunday, September 27th, Randal Padget spoke to about 12 students, and their families, from JCP's Hebrew School Project in New York City for the Jewish holiday of Yom Kippur.

September 24, 2020

On Wednesday, September 23rd, Joaquin Martinez spoke to a wrongful convictions class at Texas Christian University. There were about 30 students present during the virtual class. Joaquin spoke about his journey from wrongful conviction to exoneration, the death penalty...

September 24, 2020

On Tuesday, September 22nd, Kwame Ajamu and Ricky Jackson spoke at an Ohio event titled "Executing the Innocent." There were over 100 people in attendance at the virtual event which was hosted by the University of Akron, Tiffin University, Ohio Innocence Project, Ohioa...

September 23, 2020

The Death Penalty Information Center released a new report which examines the historical role that race has played in the death penalty and a statistical analysis of the significant role race continues to play in capital convictions.


September 23, 2020

Death Penalty Must Be Part of Current Debate About Criminal Legal System Reforms

(Washington, D.C.) As social movements pressure policymakers to redress injustices in the criminal legal system and to institute reforms to make the process more fair and equitable, the Dea...

September 17, 2020

On September 16 Pervis Payne was granted DNA testing of the evidence in his case. Kirk Bloodsworth and Clemente Aguirre are two WTI exonerees who were exonerated due to DNA testing. They called each other to talk about what this exciting win will mean for Pervis. 


September 15, 2020

Robert DuBoise was finally exonerated after 37 years. He is the 30th person exonerated from Florida's death row and the 5th person exonerated in 2020. READ MORE HERE

September 15, 2020

(September 14, 2020 — Tampa, Florida) Today, Robert DuBoise was exonerated from all charges in the 1983 rape and murder of a young woman in Tampa, Florida. DuBoise was released from prison on Aug. 27 after new DNA testing on evidence from the victim’s rape kit that was...

September 10, 2020

After 23 years in prison, six trials, and four death sentences the charges against Curtis Flowers have finally been dropped. READ MORE HERE

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