Debbie Jones spent decades coming to grips with the fact Thomas McGowan raped her. Then she found out he didn't.
Ricky Dale Wyatt, wearing a sharp suit and yellow tie, walked out of the Frank Crowley Courts Building this afternoon after 31 years in prison -- the longest stint served in Texas before having a conviction vacated, according to his lawyer. Previous record-holder Cornelius Dupree stood off to the si ... More >>
Freeing the wrongfully convicted through science was the easy part. Now what?
The Lubbock lawyer teamed up with Innocent Project lawyer Jeff Blackburn to see the state compensation for exonerees raised. Now both men are under fire from their clients.
Photos by Andrea GrimesCornelius Dupree Jr., surrounded by friends, family and many of his fellow DNA exonerees, was officially declared innocent of robbery and sexual assault this morning in Dallas court."It's a joy to be free again," Cornelius Dupree Jr. told a courtroom full of lawyers, courth ... More >>
When Sharon Keller turned off the clock on a Death Row inmate's last-gasp appeal, she became the most vilified judge in Texas
How did Dallas convict so many innocents? With faulty eyewitnesses, sloppy police work and overzealous prosecutors.
The exonerations just keep on coming
Why would we even think about giving this guy his own crime lab?
Is a teacher's effort to free two convicted killers a rush to bad judgment?
It is 6:07 p.m. John Albert Burks salutes the Oakland Raiders and says goodbye to his friends. Minutes later, he is a dead man. This year's 21st execution.
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