Report Says Prosecutors Rarely Disciplined For MisconductProsecutors are rarely held accountable for misconduct and mistakes that have left innocent people imprisoned for crimes that they didn't commit, according to report Tuesday by The Innocence Project.
Report Finds Record Number Of U.S. Exonerations In 2015The U.S. saw a record number of exonerations in 2015, with nearly 40 percent of the cases involving individuals who were exonerated in homicides.
Dallas Men Free After Convictions OverturnedTwo men who were convicted of killing a South Dallas pastor more than 15 years ago have now been set free.
2 Men Expected To Go Free In 1999 Dallas MurderTwo men are expected to go free after the Dallas County district attorney's office agreed they were wrongfully convicted of murder based on prosecutorial misconduct.
Parole Board Denies Pardon For WillinghamThe Innocence Project said that the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles has denied its petition to posthumously pardon a man executed for killing his three children in a house fire.
Texas Supreme Court Denies Compensation Request To Confessed Child RapistThe Texas Supreme Court has denied the request for compensation payments to an inmate who was wrongfully convicted for murder but confessed to raping children while in prison.