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Gannett’s @freep ongoing efforts to keep an innocent incarcerated … #FreeDavontaeSanford

Hit man claims credit for 2007 murders An imprisoned hit man once again is trying to clear another man convicted in a 2007 quadruple murder in Detroit. Vincent Smothers says it’s simple: Davontae Sanford couldn’t have shot and killed those … Continue reading

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Whiny cops paid $4m for “discrimination”; exoneree paid $1m for 39 years of his life

Wrongly jailed since ’75 = $1 million settlement while police who got desk duty get $4 million A 12-year-old boy who later admitted to making his entire testimony up was the only evidence linking Ricky Jackson to the murder of … Continue reading

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Graham family’s Slate: mistold tale of Cameron Todd Willingham

Cameron Todd Willingham prosecutor John Jackson charges: Corrupt prosecution in Texas execution. John Lentini, one of at least nine arson experts to find the forensic case against Willingham to be bunk, has described Anderson’s punishment as receiving a slap on … Continue reading

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Apology Lite: prosecutor wants taxpayers to pay for his “mistakes”

Glenn Ford Exonerated After Spending 30 YEARS On Louisiana Death Row – Published on Mar 14, 2014 —————————————– Lead prosecutor apologizes for role in sending Glenn Ford to death row I apologize to Glenn Ford for all the misery I … Continue reading

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End #CriminalizingMentalIllness: Bust the American Bar Association …

When Cell Door Opens, Tough Tactics and Risk – NYTimes.com The morning after Mr. Toll died, the phone rang at Ms. Luna’s house at 5:30. A man who identified himself as the prison chaplain told Ms. Luna that her son … Continue reading

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An incomplete education on an AZ inmate’s preventable suicide

  For mentally ill too often prison means solitary, neglect, and even death | Global | The Guardian … [Patti]  Jones describes being stymied at every turn by prison officials who refused to compel him to take his medications despite … Continue reading

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Texas grants Linda Carty new hearing. It’s about time. And it’s about Ginsburg.

Reprieve: +44 (0) 207 553 8161 For immediate release: Wed Feb 25, 2015 British death row grandmother granted new hearing A Texas court has today granted British death row grandmother Linda Carty a new hearing to assess recently discovered evidence … Continue reading

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