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October 6, 2019

Today is California Governor Gavin Newsom's birthday. It is also World Day Against the Death Penalty. In honor of both, Witness to Innocence death row exonerees have a message for the Governor. 

“My name is Juan Roberto Melendez. I’m the number 99 person in the nat...

April 19, 2018

"Death penalty opponents plan to fight the state’s new execution method in federal court...A separate lawsuit filed last month in Marin County by condemned inmate Jarvis Jay Masters and the nonprofit organization Witness to Innocence challenges the new execution rules...

August 5, 2016

State: California

Convicted: 1976

Exonerated: 1981

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

False accusation

Prosecutorial misconduct

Shujaa's Wrongful Conviction

Shujaa Graham was born in Lake Providence, Louisiana and grew up on a plantation in...

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