Black People More Likely to Be Wrongfully Convicted of Murder, Study Showz

by by Niraj Chokshi This article originally appeared on The New York Times Andre Hatchett, center, next to his lawyer Barry Scheck at a news conference in 2016 after his exoneration in Brooklyn for the killing of Neda Mae Carter. Credit Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press Black people convicted of murder or sexual assault are significantly more likely than their […]

Exonerationz are Up, But Our Justice System iz az Corrupt az Ever

by LORENZO JOHNSON In 2014, we witnessed a record 137 exonerations in the United States. The statistics for 2015 have topped that record, however, with 149 exonerations reported by the National Registry of Exonerations at the University of Michigan Law School. Over fifty of these cases involved homicide convictions being overturned. Half of the wrongfully […]