Randall Dale Adams

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2011

    From the Comments: Kerry Max Cook Says Adios to His Old Friend, Randall Dale Adams

    Photo by Mark GrahamKerry Max Cook​Speaking of the wrongly imprisoned ...On Saturday, we stopped to take note -- belatedly -- of the passing of Randall Dale Adams, whose October death didn't reach newspapers till late last week. Adams, of course, was freed from prison in '89 following the release ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2011

    A Belated Farewell to The Thin Blue Line's Randall Dale Adams, "The First Innocent Man"

    Via.Randall Dale Adams's mugshot for the crime he did not commit​"It's an Everyman's story. It's the story of someone slipping through the cracks -- if you like, a nonfiction Twilight Zone episode." That was filmmaker Errol Morris talking, in 1988, about his documentary The Thin Blue Line -- other ... More >>

  • News

    September 27, 2007

    A Devil's Deal in Dallas Court

    A terrible crime plus skaky evidence tempts prosecutors to play a secret game of "let's make a deal"

  • News

    August 2, 2007

    Chains of Evidence

    How did Dallas convict so many innocents? With faulty eyewitnesses, sloppy police work and overzealous prosecutors.

  • Culture

    February 5, 2004

    Strange Days

    Errol Morris gets history right by recognizing that it's usually all wrong

  • Culture

    June 26, 2003

    Family Portrait

    Andrew Jarecki captured the Friedmans, perhaps to free them

  • News

    October 15, 1998

    The Race Not Run

    Republican Bill Hill is running against Democrat Rick Reed for district attorney. Don't think you have a choice.

  • News

    July 9, 1998


    While Erica Sheppard sits on death row, penniless and convicted of a gruesome murder, her cadre of elite Dallas lawyers tries to prove that the justice system has gone fatally awry

  • News

    March 9, 1995

    Lambs to the slaughter

    Laws to speed executions will make it harder to save Death Row's innocent