wrongful conviction

Sam Howzit

In 1984, Kirk Bloodsworth was convicted of murder. He was released after 9 years in prison and spent years asserting his innocence until DNA evidence confirmed his story.

Early Teen Years Inspired Innocence Project Chief

Nov 28, 2012
Dan Verbeck / KCUR

There is a new chief executive at the Kansas City-based Midwest Innocence Project. The not-for-profit corporation works to free men and women behind bars for crimes they did not commit.

Peter Ash Lee

In August 2011, Damien Echols was released after 18 years on Death Row.

Novelist John Grisham has churned out a novel a year since 1988. But believe it or not, he still has his moments of doubt.