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News May 21
A sudden plea deal ends a decades-long fight in a capital murder case.
Q&A March 21
A husband and wife want to upend how we talk about wrongful convictions.
News March 20
‘Sentence review units’ would revisit harsh punishments from the past.
Commentary March 13
“The time has come to create some level of accountability for prosecutors.”
Life Inside November 30, 2017
“It felt like the universe put us together.”
Life Inside October 19, 2017
One of the strangest, cruelest stories of wrongful conviction you’ll ever read.
News July 13, 2017
So far, two states say not always, and try to limit the practice.
Feature May 22, 2017
Katie's father went to prison for raping her and her brothers. It was an unthinkable crime that broke her family apart. So why couldn't she remember it?
Feature March 22, 2017
Eight young men and the murder story that sent them away for life
Life Inside March 9, 2017
But only after two wrongly convicted men were set free.
Q&A January 2, 2017
“There are thousands of innocent people in prison serving long sentences for crimes committed by others.”
Case in Point November 14, 2016
The evidence against Rodney Lincoln has evaporated, but the courts say he’s out of luck.
Commentary April 6, 2016
What society owes the exonerated.
News February 2, 2016
Texas tackles debunked forensics.
News January 5, 2016
“My testimony sent an innocent person to prison…. I absolutely wanted the earth to swallow me.”
Justice Lab October 30, 2015
A new study of the data says it depends on timing.
News September 10, 2015
An Alabama man, wrongfully convicted, overcomes a judicial override to gain his freedom.
News June 25, 2015
A case so messy one judge says it’s an argument for abolishing the death penalty.
News May 27, 2015
When the test of innocence is withheld.
News April 14, 2015
One by a nervous kid. One by a self-styled hit man. A Detroit whodunnit.
Q&A April 9, 2015
‘They tell you justice is blind. I am telling you that justice can see.'
Looking Back March 13, 2015
The gruesome 18th Century legal case that turned a famed philosopher into a crusader for the innocent.
Commentary January 27, 2015
Paying the wrongfully imprisoned, quickly, is both moral and economical.
News December 23, 2014
When prosecutors slide around the law.
News November 21, 2014
Tales from a week of overturned convictions.