A 10-week investigation into the
case of Ariel Gomez
led by seven students of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism raises serious questions about his conviction.
The American Bar Association recommended that the state of
Kentucky indefinitely halt all executions
after a recently released study showed a high rate of convictions being reversed.
An editorial in The Washington Post highlights the struggle to
overturn a wrongful conviction
, even after the victim recanted.
Actor Martin Sheen spoke at a press conference outside a New York City courthouse
in support of Jon-Adrian Velazquez
, who he believes was wrongfully convicted because of eyewitness misidentification.