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Six years after landmark Supreme Court ruling, many inmates convicted as juveniles remain in prison
Over the course of 10 weeks, three MJP interns examined how lengthy resentencings and repeated parole denials keep juvenile offenders in prison indefinitely. Read the story in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch … Read the full story here.
In a 10-week investigation, The Medill Justice Project discovered internal memos from police and prosecution that cast doubt on Nixon’s guilt. Read the full story on the Detroit Free Press here.
By Allisha Azlan
The Medill Justice Project
MIAMI, Oct 15 – Andre Gonzales, who spent 12 years in prison for Read the full story here.
Kevin Cooper, who has been on death row for decades, is pushing for new DNA tests. Read the full story here.
By Allisha Azlan and Rachel Fobar
The Medill Read the full story here.
Lawyers for Tonia Miller, a Michigan mother convicted of killing her daughter in 2001, have filed a motion for a new trial, asserting the child wasn’t a victim of shaken-baby syndrome but of an illness.
In its court filing, the Michigan Innocence Clinic at the University of Michigan Law School argued the 11-week-old infant, Alicia Duff, died of pneumonia. Prosecutors had accused Miller of violently shaking her child.Read the full story here.