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Mitchell’s case has been given new attention in light of a series of recent Supreme Court rulings addressing extreme sentences for juveniles.
Read the story in the Tulsa World here.
Robert Mitchell, pictured here in prison, was convicted in 1993 of murdering his 90-year-old neighbor Read the full story here.
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.