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Beijing :: China | 5 months ago

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Chen Keyun's legal nightmare began in 2001 when he was accused of detonating a bomb outside a Communist Party office in his southern coastal city of Fuqing. Chen denied committing the crime but was held for 12 years, during which he was tortured into

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San Diego :: CA :: USA | 10 months ago

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On the day before Thanksgiving in 2004, a 16-year-old girl walking to a friend's house on Buena Vista Avenue in Lemon Grove was sexually assaulted by a man who dragged her into the bushes near the Highway 94 underpass. She smashed his face with a CD

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Houston :: TX :: USA | 11 months ago

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Legislation that would create a commission to review wrongful convictions in Texas is in peril after an advocate for the bill the brother of an exoneree who died while wrongfully imprisoned lambasted a state senator who opposes it during a committee

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Chicago :: IL :: USA | 12 months ago

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Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel on the middle campus of Lake Forest College, 555 N...Organizers say women fighting wrongful convictions face special challenges. Natural or accidental deaths can be mistaken for murder, and indeed, according to the

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San Antonio :: TX :: USA | 12 months ago

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Legislation that creates a commission to study the causes of wrongful convictions won bipartisan support and preliminary passage in the Texas House on Tuesday. It's the exoneration bill that protects your child, my child, from having to go to prison

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Manila :: Philippines | 1 year ago

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Hoping to give justice to Filipinos wrongfully accused of crimes, Filipina scientist Dr. Maria Corazon de Ungria is undertaking the "Innocence Project," which pushes for the use of DNA testing in criminal cases. According to a report on the Asian

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Los Angeles :: CA :: USA | over 1 year ago

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The ballot measure Proposition 37, which would have ended capital punishment in the state, was narrowly rejected. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP California's Proposition 34 the anti-death penalty ballot initiative also known as Safe California was

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Cook :: NE :: USA | over 1 year ago

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City Hall Reporter fspielman@suntimes.com October 1, 2012 6:12PM 10-8-10 Cook County Jail Guard Shack...Maurice Patterson walks out of Cook County Jail Friday evening. Photo by Scott Stewart/Sun-Times Updated: October 2, 2012 2:13AM Maurice Patterson

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Portland :: TX :: USA | over 1 year ago

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Yesterday, lawmakers in both houses of Congress introduced legislation that will help prevent wrongful convictions by bringing reliable, science-based standards to forensic evidence. Leaders of both the Senate Commerce Committee and the House Science

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San Jose :: CA :: USA | almost 2 years ago

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I'll always remember the man I wrongfully sentenced to prison Posted:   06/13/2012 04:15:46 PM PDT Updated:   06/13/2012 05:31:02 PM PDT I will always remember Bobby Herrera, the man whom I wrongfully sentenced to prison...Two people identified

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