Texas Appeals Court Overturns Man's 1998 Murder ConvictionThe highest criminal court in the state has overturned the murder conviction of a North Texas man who spent 19 years in prison for the stabbing death of a friend.
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.
After DNA Tests, Man Convicted Of Murder Freed From PrisonA North Texas man imprisoned for killing a Bedford woman was back in court today. John Earl Nolley was released after spending nearly 20 years in prison for a crime that evidence supports he did not commit
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.