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May 25, 2017

Lush, the activist-minded cosmetics company, kicked off an anti-capital punishment campaign at its Michigan Avenue store, complete with speakers including WTI death row exonoree Nate Fields, and a mini-documentary about wrongful convictions featuring WTI death row exon...

October 5, 2016

State: Illinois

Convicted: 1979

Exonerated: 1987

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

False accusation

Snitch testimony

Judicial error

Perry's Wrongful Conviction

On November 13, 1977, Melvin Kanter and Charles Guccion were shot to death durin...

August 25, 2016

State: Illinois

Convicted: 1986

Exonerated: 2009

Race: Black

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

Perjury or false accusation

Judicial, police, and prosecutorial misconduct

Nate's Wrongful Conviction

Nathson “Nate” Fields was acquitted on April 8, 2009,...

March 5, 2016

State: Illinois

Convicted: 1987

Exonerated: 2004

Race: Caucasian

DNA used in exoneration? No

Reasons for wrongful conviction:

Perjury or false accusation

Police misconduct

Prosecutorial misconduct

Inadequate legal defense

Randy's Wrongful Conviction

Randy Steidl spent 17 years in...

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