The U.S. Supreme Court overturned his conviction in the sixth trial in 2019 and found the district attorney had a “relentless, determined effort to rid the jury of black individuals” over the various trials.
Wilbert Jones, 65, was freed from prison after spending nearly 50 years behind bars for a crime he claims he didn’t commit.
NewsOne Now continues its conversation with Gardner about the process of getting released from prison after serving 27 years.
Jimmie Gardner, a minor league baseball player for a Chicago Cubs farm team in West Virginia, was accused and charged with sexually assaulting a woman in 1987 and spent over 25 years in prison.
Derrick Deacon, 61, was wrongfully convicted in 1989 of robbing and killing a man based on a faulty eyewitness who received $1,000 in reward money.
Chicago prosecutors charged a man with a child's murder more than two decades after the crime. DNA evidence exonerated an inmate serving a life sentence for the murder.
Glenn Ford was freed last year after serving 30 years on Louisiana’s death row for a crime he didn’t commit. If that wasn’t bad enough, he was denied cancer treatment for a condition that later became terminal while he was locked up, reports the Huffington Post. Now, in a final bit of indignation, the 65-year-old […]
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