The National Registry of Exonerations is a joint project of the University of the Michigan Law School and the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University School of Law, maintaining […]
Texas death row exonoree Anthony Graves will join Dr. Frederick D. Haynes, III, Senior Pastor of Friendship-West Baptist Church, on Monday, April 23, 2012 for a conversation about how he survived nearly two decades of wrongful incarceration.
Juan Roberto Melendez-Colon, who survived nearly 18 years on death row for a crime he did not commit, will share his story of wrongful conviction and ultimate exoneration with people of faith, students, and community members throughout San Antonio from April 12-15, 2012.
“Whatever the reason for the decline in the number of executions in Texas, it is welcome news,” according to the Austin American-Statesman Editorial Board. In an editorial published today, December […]
Read the monthly alert which includes upcoming executions, updates and announcements, in the news, upcoming events and a calendar for the month. November’s alert includes info on Hank Skinner, an Interfaith Prayer Vigil in Huntsville, the Religious Leaders Dialogue on the Death Penalty, upcoming events in Richardson, Hurst, Houston, Odessa and more!
Yesterday, the Texas Senate gave final approval to legislation that requires police departments to adopt written guidelines for how they conduct eyewitness identification procedures. Mistaken eyewitness identification is the […]
The editors of the Houston Chronicle began the new year with a call to end the death penalty in Texas. In an editorial that appeared on January 1, 2011, “It’s […]
“I’m looking forward to the rest of my life.” Reading those words from Anthony Graves gave me chills. The fact that he spent 18 years behind bars for a […]