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After 37 Years in Prison, Innocent North Carolina Man Freed
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, GoodNews, law, society )

Phyllis
- 116 days ago - news.yahoo.com
His attorney, Christine Mumma, took the case in 2004 and felt like she had been running out of options and considered closing the case in 2012. Then court clerks discovered a misplaced envelope of evidence while cleaning out a high shelf of a vault.
Man Freed After Sentence Tossed in Illinois Teen's Death
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, crime, corruption, freedoms )

Phyllis
- 93 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Christopher Abernathy, 48, was released after a judge agreed to a prosecutor's request to vacate his life sentence. Abernathy had been sentenced to life in 1987, but DNA testing last August excluded him from the case.
Exonerated of Rape, Brian Banks Now Realizing NFL Dream âEUR" in Different Capacity
Society & Culture  (tags: dishonesty, sadness, sports, freedoms, dishonesty, society, sadness, sports )

Phyllis
- 114 days ago - sports.yahoo.com
On his way to possibly playing for Carroll at USC, Banks was wrongly accused of raping a girl at his high school. Rather than facing 41 years to life in prison if he fought the charges and lost, he pleaded guilty and was sent to prison for five years.
Breastfeeding Protection Law Signed By Governor
Society & Culture  (tags: children, politics, rights )

Phyllis
- 70 days ago - wtvr.com
Virginia was one of only three states that didnâEUR(TM)t already have such a law in place.
DNA Evidence Clears Man of Rape Charges After 2 Decades in Prison
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, crime, corruption, dishonesty )

Phyllis
- 71 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Angel Gonzalez, now 41, had been sentenced to 40 years behind bars for aggravated sexual assault and aggravated kidnapping in the 1994 rape of a woman in Illinois
Charges Dismissed After Man Served 34 Years of Life Sentence
Society & Culture  (tags: corruption, crime, ethics, freedoms )

Phyllis
- 27 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Michael Hanline, 69, was the longest-serving wrongfully incarcerated inmate in California history
Pace of Death Sentences, Executions Slows in Virginia
Society & Culture  (tags: abuse, crime, sadness, violence )

Phyllis
- 18 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Virginia has sent only six people to death row in the last nine years after sending 40 over the previous eight years.
British Grandmother Prepares for Execution in Indonesia
Society & Culture  (tags: crime, culture, americans, rights )

Phyllis
- 16 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Sandiford admitted the offences, but says that she agreed to carry the drugs after a drug syndicate threatened to kill her son.
Afghan Judge Sentences Four to Death for Mob Killing of Woman
Society & Culture  (tags: ethics, death, freedoms, society )

Phyllis
- 13 days ago - news.yahoo.com
An Afghan judge sentenced four men to death on Wednesday for the mob killing of 27-year-old woman accused of burning a Koran in Kabul
The Gender Gap in Hollywood Movies Is Pretty Bad, and It's Only Growing Wider
Society & Culture  (tags: movies, film, cinema, Hollywood, women, sexism )

Freya
- 4 days ago - takepart.com
A new report reveals that the percentage of female protagonists in feature films fell in 2014.
 
 
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