The Marshall Project Officially Launches Site


Three months after The Marshall Project broke a story in the

Washington Post

revealing new allegations of prosecutorial misconduct that likely caused Texas to wrongly execute Cameron Todd Willingham, the newly formed criminal justice journalism group officially launched its site with another feature story in the


.  “Lethal mix: Lawyers’ mistakes, unforgiving law,” is an investigation of how a 1996 law that created a one-year 

statute of limitations caused many inmates to lose access to a final appeal.  According to the article, the deadline has been missed at least 80 times in capital cases, including sixteen who have since been executed.

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