July 10, 2020

Read the statement by the Spokesperson for the European Union on the resumption of the federal death penalty in the United States...

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July 9, 2020

New Mexicans have long been outraged that police rarely face consequences for their misconduct, largely because of a legal doctrine known as “qualified immunity.”

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July 2, 2020

The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas formally dismissed all charges against Kareem Johnson in his capital case, making him the third death-row exoneration this year and the 170th we have confirmed since 1973.

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July 2, 2020

Executive Director Kirk Bloodsworth sent a letter urging the Texas Board of Pardons & Paroles and Governor Abbott to grant clemency to Billy Joe Wardlow for a crime he committed when he was 18 years old.

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June 29, 2020

On June 29, 1972 the US Supreme Court decided Furman V. Georgia and struck down the death penalty. Though we know that four years later the death penalty was reinstated, the majority opinion in Furman V. Georgia is as true today as it was in 1972. 

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June 26, 2020

Herman and Derrick went on Instagram Live to discuss Just Mercy, their experiences with wrongful conviction and the death penalty, and protests in the wake of George Floyd's death.

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June 26, 2020

Wrongful Conviction Podcast has created a new video series highlighting the stories of people who have been wrongfully convicted and Sabrina Butler-Smith was featured on the first episode.

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June 26, 2020

Ron Wright, Juan Melendez, and Kwame Ajamu spoke with DA candidates from Colorado's Judicial District 18, Amy Padden and Heidi McCollum.

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June 24, 2020

Sabrina Butler-Smith joined with members of Pennsylvanians for Alternatives to Death Penalty, including criminal defense attorney Akin Adepoju, on June 14 to discuss her experience with wrongful conviction and Just Mercy.

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June 5, 2020

After almost 30 years, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas vacated Walter's wrongful conviction and death sentence and he was released...

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