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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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