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Half of All Falsely Convicted Prisoners Are Black
A new database compiled by the University of Michigan Law School and the Center on Wrongful Convict...


Commentary: Half of All Innocents in Jail Are Black
Of the people in prison for crimes they didn’t commit, five out of 10 are Black. The University of ...


DNA Evidence Clears Four Chicago Men Accused of Murder
After 17 years as murder convicts, four Chicago Black men will have a new trial and, for some, a ne...


DNA Evidence Is Exonerating Many Black Men
They say that in America you are presumed innocent until proven guilty, but is justice always serve...


Maino Lands Role in Freedom Musical
Brooklyn rapper Maino joins play about wrongful convictions....


AEG Found Not Liable in Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Trial
Jury's verdict is in favor of concert promoter, not Jackson family....


Wrongly convicted won't pay taxes on compensation
A recent Internal Revenue Service decision means the federal government will no longer collect inco...


Now That Anthony Graves Is Free, He Needs Justice
After he spent 18 years in prison for a wrongful conviction, Texas owes Graves compensation....


NY law would be 1st to take DNA from all criminals
NY law would be 1st to take DNA from all criminals...


Jury selection begins in Ill. police torture trial
Jury selection begins in Ill. police torture trial...


Judge Rejects Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Retrial
Pop star's mother, Katherine Jackson, loses bid to try her case against AEG Live! again....


Wrongfully Incarcerated Texas Man Cleared After Serving 12-Year Sentence
Michael Phillips pleaded guilty to rape more than two decades ago....


This Day in Black History: April 25, 1989
James Joseph Richardson is exonerated after 21 years in prison....


Barry Scheck and Peter Neufeld
Imagine the shame and humiliation of being falsely accused of rape and murder, and the anger and se...


DNA Clears Texas Man Who Spent 30 Years in Prison
DALLAS – Prosecutors declared a Texas man innocent Monday of a rape and robbery that put him ...


Commentary: Where Are the Voices of Black Athletes About Ferguson?
Killing of unarmed teen continues disturbing trend of cops shooting first, asking questions later....


Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter Dies at 76
The former boxer was portrayed by Denzel Washington in the 1999 film Hurricane....


DNA Tests Clear Texas Man After 23 Years In Prison
A man sentenced to life in prison has been released after 23 years behind bars. Read what freed him...


Conrad Murray Serenades Anderson Cooper From Jail
The man convicted for Michael Jackson's death tells his story....


Commentary: Another Bad Break for Brian Banks
Atlanta Falcons make a painful cut in letting wrongly convicted athlete Brian Banks go....

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