Thursday, April 03, 2008

 

Number 128

Glen Edward Chapman becomes the 128th person nationwide to be exonerated after serving nearly 14 years on North Carolina's death row. Chapman was wrongfully convicted after an investigator withheld evidence and lied in court and because Chapman's defense counsel gave ineffective assistance. There’s more: One of the victims in the case may not have been murdered, but instead died of a drug overdose.

How many more of the wrongfully convicted are still locked up on death rows across this country? How many in Tennessee?

Read more here.
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"...How many more of the wrongfully convicted are still locked up on death rows across this country?..."

Worse still, how many wrongfully convicted people have been put to judicially decreed homicide?
 
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