Trial Or Deal? Some Driven To Plead Guilty, Later ExoneratedMore than 300 of the more than 1,900 people who have been exonerated in the U.S. since 1989 pleaded guilty. Last year, 68 out of 157 exonerations were cases in which the defendant pleaded guilty.
State Bill Would Require DNA Testing For Death Penalty Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott and Democratic Sen. Rodney Ellis want to require that all biological evidence in a murder trial be tested for DNA before a prosecutor can seek the death penalty.
Wrongly Imprisoned Man Focused On His FaithChristopher Scott was 27 when he went to jail for a murder that he did not commit. "That was the worst day of my life," he said.