An Alabama man has been freed after spending nearly 30 years on death row. Anthony Ray Hinton, 58, was convicted of murdering two restaurant managers in Birmingham in 1985, but was granted a new trial last year.
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More bereaved families will be entitled to legal aid at inquests after a high court judge ruled that official guidance on whether to provide support was “misleading and inaccurate”.
On January 27th, Marissa Alexander [was] expected to finally leave jail after what many have decried as a wrongful conviction and commitment after protecting herself against an abusive husband.
In a scathing critique of Arizona’s criminal justice system, a state appeals court ordered the dismissal of murder charges against a woman who spent 22 years on death row in her son’s killing.
High Court judges have granted prosecutors permission to retry a man accused of murdering the Lanarkshire waiter Surjit Singh Chhokar in 1998.
The mental health triage scheme, which sees psychiatric nurses attend with police officers to people suspected of being mentally unwell, is to be rolled out across the West Midlands.
A building worker from Texas, who was sentenced to death for a murder he did not commit, was released on Wednesday after spending nine years in prison, four of them on death row.