Posted on · A pro bono attorney shares his story of fighting for his client who spent 25 years in prison for a crime he did not commit.
Posted on · For the first time in several years, Texas' most populous county freed fewer defendants who had been wrongfully accused of drug crimes. But Texas still led the nation in exonerations last year.
Posted on · A new report says the number of people exonerated in the United States has risen again, with more than half from cases in which it was later determined that no crime occurred. The most exonerations came out of Harris County.
Posted on · Public radio stations from across the state collaborated on this series looking at the death penalty in Texas – its history, how it’s changed, whom it affects and its future.
Posted on · As part of our look at capital punishment in Texas that we’re calling State of Executions, we have this look at what exonerations mean for the death penalty debate.
Posted on · Co-authors Nikki Pope and Courtney Lance recently came to Houston to promote their new book Pruno, Ramen and a Side of Hope: Stories of Surviving Wrongful Conviction. It weaves in recipes with stories of men and women who were wrongfully convicted, and spent many years in prison for crimes that they didn't commit. They recently […]
Posted on · Attorneys for Alfred Dewayne Brown, who was exonerated of killing a Houston police officer last year, filed a request for compensation with the state of Texas Monday. But it’s not certain his request will succeed.