It’s almost normal for us to hear the story of a wrongfully
convicted person going free after years in prison.
The latest? Cornelius Dupree Jr. who was declared innocent after serving 30 years in prison for a crime he did not commit. Dupree, now 51 said, “Whatever your truth is, you have to stick with it” and “It’s a joy to be free again.”
Let us discover together the why’s and what’s of wrongful convictions. Over the next few posts we’ll explore questions such as: Have we executed an innocent man? How many wrongful convictions are there per year? And, why do they happen?