Friday, September 21, 2018

Tag: national registry of exonerations

Number of Exonerations Hits Record High, But...

While the number of criminal exonerations hit a record high for the third year in a row, a recently released report found that African-Americans...

LA District Attorney Launches Wrongful Conviction Unit,...

Jackie Lacey, who became the first Black person elected Los Angeles county district attorney in 2012, has established a unit to look into wrongful...

10 States That Have Exonerated the Most...

From 1989 to Dec. 31, 2014, the National Registry of Exonerations tallied 1,578 exonerations in the United States, an obscene number. Black people have been...

Innocent Men Freed From U.S. Prisons Last...

Innocent men were released from prison for crimes they did not commit in record numbers last year, serving as further reason to question the...

National Registry Finds Over 2,000 Wrongful Convictions...

A new national crime registry has concluded that more than 2,000 people have been wrongfully committed of serious crimes since 1989. Sponsors of the registry...