Innocence Project

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  • FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice shows Cameron Todd Willingham who was executed in 2004 for setting fire to his Corsicana house, killing his 2-year-old daughter and 1-year-old twins. The Innocence Project said Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, that newly discovered documents undermine the credibility of a key witness against Willingham who was controversially executed on Feb. 17, 2004. (AP Photo/Texas Department of Criminal Justice, File)

    Group says new evidence in Texas arson-murder case

    The Innocence Project argued Friday that newly discovered documents undermine the credibility of a key witness against a Texas man executed for the deaths of his three children based in part on arson evidence that has since been deemed faulty.


  • Conn. is latest state to consider witness ID rules

    Before Dashawn Revels was convicted of murder and sentenced to 55 years in prison in 2011, a Connecticut judge allowed the jury to hear testimony from a prosecution witness who saw the shooting at night from 265 feet away in her fifth-floor apartment.


  • Arson convictions challenged over fire science

    Ed Graf was given life in prison 25 years ago for killing his two stepsons by locking them in a backyard shed and setting it on fire. Two investigators used photos of the shed's remains to persuade jurors that Graf had started the fire intentionally.


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