Thursday, February 27, 2020

Tag: wrongful conviction

‘Medically and Scientifically Impossible’: Famed Forensic Pathologist...

Just one day after prominent forensic pathologist Dr. Michael Baden said in a Fox News interview broadcast Thursday it is "medically and...

‘So Outrageous’: Georgia Just Executed a Black...

A Black Georgia man convicted of shooting and killing a store clerk in a robbery 25 years ago was executed late Wednesday...

California Man Exonerated in 1998 Murder Case...

A man who spent 20 years behind bars after being wrongfully convicted in his lover's murder is taking the Southern California sheriff’s investigators to...

Judge Rules Against New Trial for Black...

Even though prosecutors themselves requested a new trial, a Missouri judge has turned down the request, leaving a man in prison for...

Maryland Man Kevin Sneed Was Offered a...

A Maryland man has been vindicated after a two-year fight for justice that began with accusations he tried to kill a police officer. A jury...

After 29 Years Behind Bars and 15...

A Baltimore man rejoiced Monday as he walked free after spending nearly three decades behind bars for a murder he didn't commit.

Judge Sheds Tears on the Bench After...

After spending 17 years behind bars and seven additional years on parole, a Brooklyn man broke down as a judge cleared him of wrongdoing...

Mother Says Refusal to Grant ‘Regular’ Sexual...

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Rose McIntyre says she wonders whether her refusal to grant regular sexual favors to a white detective prompted him to...

Wrongfully Convicted Central Park Five Receive Honorary...

For the group of Black and Latino teens wrongly convicted of rape nearly 30 years ago, the memorable milestones marking young adulthood, like getting...

‘I Feel Wonderful’ Says Philadelphia Man Exonerated...

A Philadelphia man was all smiles Tuesday, May 23, as he walked out of prison just hours after being exonerated of a murder he didn't...

New Play Revisits ‘Overlooked’ and Controversial Atlanta...

A new play is shedding light on the Atlanta child murders, a series of crimes that terrified Black families more than 30 years ago. Janine...

Land of the Free? Innocent Black Men...

Black men are still treated like slaves—over-policed, over-monitored, criminalized and punished for offenses they did not commit, or crimes that are not offenses when...

10 Innocent Black People Who Were Almost...

  Clarence Lee Brandley, Texas Clarence Lee Brandley was sentenced to death in 1981 for raping and murdering a 16-year old white girl at Conroe High...