Entries tagged with “Curtis Flowers

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Sep 08, 2020

Curtis Flowers Exonerated in Mississippi After Attorney General Drops All Charges

After six tri­als marred by pros­e­cu­to­r­i­al mis­con­duct and racial prej­u­dice, draw­ing a scathing rebuke from the U.S. Supreme Court, for­mer Mississippi death-row pris­on­er Curtis Flowers (pic­tured with the ankle monito…

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Mar 15, 2019

Flowers v. Mississippi: Oral Argument Briefing

On June 21, 2019, the United States Supreme Court vacat­ed Curtis Flowers’ con­vic­tion in a 7 – 2 deci­sion. For more infor­ma­tion about the opin­ion, read DPIC’s summary