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What Happened to Emmett Till’s Killers?

Many events in American history are smeared with racial discrimination, often ending with injustice towards those who are not white. A good example is the murder of Emmett Till and the fortunate fate of his murderers. Emmett Till, a black 14-year-old, was brutally killed in Mississippi in 1955, after being accused of whistling to a …

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A network of men and women working in the legal system have created something called “The Innocence Project” which to date has exonerated 364 innocent people serving sentences for violent crimes with punishments ranging from death to life without parole.

How unregulated jailhouse informant testimony is harming justice The Innocence Project, founded in 1992 by Peter Neufeld and Barry Scheck at Cardozo School of Law, exonerates the wrongly convicted through DNA testing and reforms the criminal justice system to prevent future injustice. As the pace of DNA exonerations has grown across the country in recent …

A network of men and women working in the legal system have created something called “The Innocence Project” which to date has exonerated 364 innocent people serving sentences for violent crimes with punishments ranging from death to life without parole. Read More »