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  • Why is use of the death penalty going down?

    Why is use of the death penalty going down?

    Fewer people received a death sentence over the past 12 months than in any year since 1976, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. One reason: Some state prosecutors are growing more hesitant to seek a death sentence in cases that might later be upended because of DNA evidence.

  • DNA evidence clear Florida inmate after 26 years

    DNA evidence clear Florida inmate after 26 years

    Anthony Caravella was sentenced as a teenager to life imprisonment on charges of rape and murder. Increasingly, DNA tests are uncovering evidence of shoddy police work and questionable prosecution tactics.