'It's a joy to be free again,' says exoneree who served 30 years in Dallas ...Dallas Morning NewsA parolee who served more than 30 years for a crime he didn't commit was exonerated this morning in a Dallas courtroom. Cornelius Dupree, who was cleared by DNA evidence after serving more than 30 years for a ...Innocent man jailed in Texas since 1979 now freeCNN (blog)Texan Declared Innocent After 30 Years In PrisonNPRDNA Exoneration Due For Dallas Man Wrongly Imprisoned For 30 YearsMyStateline.comNew York Times -USA Today -KSPRall 812 news articles »

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    Dave Barry reflects on 2021; Dick Tracy comic strip to have first female lead artist in 90 years; 24/7 Wall Street: slideshows based on data-driven journalism
    01/23/2022 - 4:10 am | View Website
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    There are seven men on death row in Utah right now. Collectively, they’ve served more than 200 years, costing tax-payers millions. That number increases exponentially “as appeals processes drag on, and the state pays costs associated with trial, prosecution and incarceration,” Dunham said.
    01/21/2022 - 10:20 pm | View Website
  • The Death Penalty in 2020: Year End Report | Death Penalty ...
    2020 was abnormal in almost every way, and that was clearly the case when it came to capital punishment in the United States. The interplay of four forces shaped the U.S. death penalty landscape in 2020: the nation’s long-term trend away from capital punishment; the worst global pandemic in more than a century; nationwide protests for racial justice; and the historically aberrant conduct of ...
    01/21/2022 - 4:51 pm | View Website
  • The Death Penalty in 2021: Year End Report | Death Penalty ...
    An additional ten states have not carried out an execution in at least ten years. 2021 saw historic lows in executions and near historic lows in new death sentences. As this report goes to press, eighteen* people were sentenced to death, tying 2020’s number for the fewest in the modern era of the death penalty, dating back to the Supreme ...
    01/20/2022 - 11:23 am | View Website
  • Prosecutors, Charge Stacking, and Plea Deals | Wrongful ...
    We’ve posted several times on the blog about how prosecutors will “stack charges” against a defendant, thus building a very long potential prison sentence if convicted, and then approach the defendant with a “plea deal” that would result in a guaranteed, substantially reduced charge and sentence if the defendant agrees to plead guilty to the…
    01/20/2022 - 10:25 am | View Website
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