NEW RESOURCE: "Justice Denied" Features News on the Wrongly Convicted
The latest edition of the magazine Justice Denied features stories of those who have been wrongly convicted in the United States and internationally, including several death penalty cases. One article is about Lena Baker, who was posthumously pardoned 50 years after Georgia executed her for the murder Ernest B. Knight. The magainze also features a story about the innocence claims raised by Frances Newton, who was recently executed in Texas. Other articles discuss the Streamlined Procedures Act (legislation before Congress that seeks to limit capital appeals), inadequate representation, and compensation for the wrongfully convicted. (Justice Denied, Issue 29, Summer 2005). View this magazine on the Web. See Innocence and Resources.