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March 24, 2020

Colorado officially abolished the death penalty on March 23, 2020 when Governor Jared Polis signed the bill into law. Governor Polis also commuted the sentences f the three men on Colorado's death row to life without the possibility of parole.

As the Executive Director...

March 24, 2020

Colorado officially abolished the death penalty on March 23, 2020 when Governor Jared Polis signed the bill into law...

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March 17, 2020

...Woods did not pull the trigger of the gun that killed three officers in 2004. His co-defendant, Kerry Spencer, did. In the weeks leading up to Woods’s execution, his family, activists and Spencer pleaded with Ivey to reconsider the man’s sentence....

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March 17, 2020

...This shows how the one-for-every-nine statistic fails to fully encapsulate just how many innocent people end up on death row. Given the numbers we do know, there's no question our country kills innocent people...

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March 11, 2020

I know that California’s death penalty system is plagued by racial bias. I know it, not only because of the solid data and multiple research studies that have documented it, but also because I lived it myself...

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March 11, 2020

I know that California’s death penalty system is plagued by racial bias. I know it, not only because of the solid data and multiple research studies that have documented it, but also because I lived it myself. I was sent to San Quentin’s death row for a crime I did not...

March 10, 2020

Julius Jones has been on Oklahoma’s death row for over 20 years despite maintaining his innocence & compelling evidence that racial bias infected his case. Watch community members read Julius’ clemency letter in this new video from Black Wall St Time.

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March 5, 2020

Gary Drinkard and Randal Padgett delivered a letter to Alabama Governor Kay Ivey asking for Nate Woods execution to be halted.

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March 5, 2020

Gary Drinkard and Randal Padgett, who were both exonerated from Alabama's death row, delivered a letter to Alabama Governor Kay Ivey asking for Nate Woods execution to be halted. Nate Woods is scheduled to be executed on March 5th and has serious innocence claims. The...

February 25, 2020

Kwame Ajamu, our board chair, will be featured on an episode of For Life: The Podcast, made to accompany the new ABC show, For Life. Each episode highlights a different person who was wrongfully convicted.

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