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March 21, 2014

Last Tuesday, Glenn Ford became the 144th innocent person to be exonerated from death row.

Ford’s case is yet another example of the flaws of the capital punishment system in America. He was the longest-serving inmate on Louisiana’s death row, having spent almost 30 yea...

March 21, 2014

New Hampshire is now even closer to becoming the 19th state to abolish the death penalty, and the seventh in the past 7 years.

Last Wednesday, New Hampshire’s House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to abolish the death penalty. The bill had strong bipartisan supp...

March 7, 2014

Unlike most lawyers, Shon Hopwood didn’t begin his legal journey in law school, but in federal prison.

At the age of 23, Shon, a Nebraska native, was sentenced to over a decade in prison for his involvement in five bank robberies. While in prison, he learned to wri...

March 7, 2014

Cameron Todd Willingham was executed by the state of Texas in 2004 for allegedly murdering his three daughters by setting fire to his house. Now, his case is returning to the spotlight once more.

In the 10 years since his execution, a growing body of evidence has emerge...

March 7, 2014

NADP notes the passing of a long-time supporter, Notre Dame Sister Elaine Herold, who died following surgery on February 14.

Sister Elaine was a counselor and chaplain, and served as the director of pastoral care at St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center in Lincoln for 1...

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