Mounting Calls To Halt Execution Of Texas Death Row Inmate Rodney ReedAs his November 20 execution date looms, a growing chorus of supporters say Texas death row inmate Rodney Reed is innocent of murder and deserves clemency.
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.
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.
Bill Aims To Expand Access To DNA TestingA Texas lawmaker is filing a bill intended to fix issues created by a 2011 law he authored that makes crime-scene DNA testing difficult for convicts.
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.
Prosecutor Under Fire In Contested Texas ExecutionThe prosecutor in the case of a Texas man executed for the fire deaths of his three daughters faces new scrutiny from a New York-based nonprofit group accusing him of misconduct.
Texas Woman's Murder Conviction Reviewed By Court A hearing to review a Texas woman's long-disputed murder conviction for setting her uncle on fire ended Tuesday without an immediate decision on whether the conviction should be overturned.
Innocence Project Says It Has New Evidence In 1991 Willingham Murder Case The Innocence Project says it's discovered new documents that undermine the credibility of a key witness at the trial of a North Texas man whose execution for the arson deaths of his three children continues to be debated.
DNA Could Clear Man In 1981 Stabbing DeathA man convicted three decades ago of stabbing a woman more than 40 times could soon be freed thanks to DNA testing.
Innocence Project Study Leads To Case Misconduct FindingsThe state association of district attorneys says that only a small handful of nearly 100 alleged "prosecutorial misconduct" cases in Texas show signs of willful mistakes by prosecutors.