Category Archives: innocence

Police Bias

Hillary Clinton seemed extremely uncomfortable when confronted by Ricky Jackson earlier this month about her support for the death penalty. This is not surprising: Jackson’s wrongful death sentence four decades ago was the direct result of Ohioan police coercing a 12 … Continue reading

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A Bitter Blow

The Glossip v. Gross ruling is a bitter blow for death penalty opponents. A deeply divided and acrimonious US Supreme Court ruled 5:4 last week that: “Because the death penalty is constitutional there must be a constitutional way of carrying it … Continue reading

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Enjoying Simple Pleasures

The recent snow in Ohio has been a source of great enjoyment for Jeff. He was able to go outside three times while snow was on the ground, and each time he was moved by the experience: “JUST CAME BACK … Continue reading

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Innocent on Death Row

What does it feel like if you’re innocent on death row? Ricky Jackson should know the answer: he was released in November while under a sentence of life imprisonment without parole, but his incarceration began on Ohio’s death row. He … Continue reading

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