Tag: false imprisonment

5 articles

Crime Fiction

The story of Tyrone Hood, who served 21 years for a murder he didn’t commit, and the Chicago criminal justice apparatus that allowed a serial killer to go free.


Diary: Guantánamo

Accused of being part of a terror cell at age 12, Gitmo’s youngest prisoner recounts his life


The Nightmare of the West Memphis Three

Three boys falsely accused of murder, and what the twenty-year saga says about all of us.


The Exoneration of Bennett Barbour

Virginia authorities possess DNA evidence that may exonerate dozens of  convicted men. Why won’t the state say who they are?


The Wronged Man

“Twenty-two years after being sent to prison for an unspeakable crime he did not commit, Calvin Willis walked out a free man, the 138th American exonerated by DNA evidence. He has won his freedom, yes, but how does a falsely accused man reclaim his life?”