Coley McCraney, 45, faces murder and rape charges for the shooting deaths of Tracie Hawlett and J.B. Beasley.
Kenneth Moore has spent decades behind bars for crimes he claims he did not commit. The Alameda County district attorney's office is refusing him a chance to prove his innocence.
Geovanni Borjas faces rape, murder and kidnapping charges, police said.
"I feel blessed," John Nolley, 42, said after leaving a Texas courtroom Tuesday.
Almost two years ago, Kenneth Thompson was running to become Brooklyn's District Attorney. Not only did Mr. Thompson promise to be hard on crime, he also promised to reexamine the cases of those who claimed to be innocent. Mr. Thompson eventually won, and, true to his word, his office has reviewed a large number of cases.
The record number of exonerations of innocent prisoners last year shows that something is very wrong with our judicial system. If the saying "the proof is in the numbers" is true, then why is this system moving at a snail's pace to combat the causes of wrongful convictions?