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Wrongfully Convicted Brooklyn Man Freed After 29 Years in Prison
David McCallum was cleared of a 1985 homicide and ordered free on Oct. 15....


Mom of Boy Shot by Police Wants Officer Convicted
Attorney Benjamin Crump insisted that Timothy Loehmann, the patrol officer who fatally shot 12-year...


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...


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...


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


Jury Seated in Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Suit
Six men, six women chosen from 100 candidates for civil case against concert promoter AEG Live....


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


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


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 ...


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....


Settlement Reached in Detroit-Area Fatal Porch Shooting
Theodore Wafer is set to serve 17 years for the killing of Renisha McBride....


Brother of Unarmed Man Shot by Officer: Indictment a Victory
Michael Slager will be prosecuted on a murder charge for the killing of Walter Scott....


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


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

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