wrongful conviction

Kenneth Nixon accuses the Detroit Police Department of framing him. His lawsuit seeks to avenge his 16 lost years.
A Missouri judge has overturned the conviction of a 50-year-old man who has served nearly 28 years of a life prison sentence for a killing that he says he didn’t commit.
GOP senators accused Biden's court pick Nina Morrison, who has freed dozens of innocent people from prison, of fueling violent crimes. Huh?
Kevin Strickland, exonerated this week, has received an outpouring of support.
Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner, a leader of the progressive prosecutor movement, has made reviewing wrongful convictions a key part of his agenda.
After Anthony Ray Hinton spent 30 years awaiting his death sentence, his case went to the Supreme Court and he was set free. Now, he’s working to abolish the death penalty entirely.
The series shows "what it is like to be a person of color in America,” said Yusef Salaam, one of five men wrongly convicted of raping a woman in Central Park.
A New York Times columnist says Cooper was framed. Gov. Jerry Brown's order may prove that.
“Just by coming to work like this here every day is a blessing," said Nevest Coleman upon resuming his old job.