west memphis three

Arts & Culture
Almost 22 years after his execution date, the West Memphis Three member discusses the healing powers of art and Magick.
Entertainment
Neighbors may not be a particularly well-thought-out film (huge third-act problems). But it has some of the biggest sustained laughs of the summer.
Videos
Director Atom Egoyan joins HuffPost Live and shares his thoughts on the death penalty.
Entertainment
In the new trailer for "Devil's Knot," Reese Witherspoon is haunting as a distraught mother whose son was one of three young
TV & Film
First, I should probably say that I'm not a big fan of prison shows. Or cop shows. Or lawyer shows. Or courtroom drama shows of any sort. I guess that's one of the side effects of being sentenced to death for a crime I didn't commit.
Crime
Previous suspects Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin, and Jessie Misskelley, Jr. -- dubbed the "West Memphis Three" -- were convicted
Business
UPDATE: The Huffington Post received an email Monday from Damien Echols' defense team with a transcript of a letter sent
Crime
In a new interview, Joe Berlinger reflects one his lengthy battle for the West Memphis Three's freedom and how he views the case today.
Entertainment
Peter Jackson's The Hobbit isn't the only film the director has opening. West of Memphis, the documentary he and partner Fran Walsh produced, revisits the murder of three 8-year-olds in 1993, and the three teens who went to jail for the crime.
Videos
"West Memphis Three" Damien Echols appeared on a segment for HuffPost Live on Thursday to discuss his new book, "Life After
Books
"The very first thing that I wanted to do – I used to say, if these people don’t kill me, whenever I get out of here, this
Culture & Arts
On Wednesday night at the New York Public Library in Midtown Manhattan, Henry Rollins and Damien Echols had a 90-minute conversation about life in hell.
Entertainment
A gripping trailer for "West of Memphis," the documentary Peter Jackson produced about the West Memphis Three, has debuted
Crime
The revelation was made at a Wednesday hearing on a suit filed by Pam Hicks and John Mark Byers, two of the parents of the
Books
What do the reviewers say? Entertainment Weekly: "evocative, chilling" Who wrote it? Damien Echols, born Michael Wayne Hutchison
Crime
In 1994, I was sentenced to juvenile life without parole for a crime I did not commit. Had my life not changed last year, I would have died there. I don't want my country to tell any child that he or she is irredeemable.
Crime
Does our justice system need to accept the harsh reality that wrongful convictions happen all too frequently and that exchanges of Alford pleas for prison release do nothing to serve the ends of justice but rather re-affirm the distrust many have about the fairness of the criminal justice system?
Politics
We, as a civilized society, are either going to kill people in the state's name, or we're not. It's literally life or death. It's one or the other. You're either in or you're out.