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NRE's Latest Report

NRE's Latest Report

“The worst miscarriages of justice any system can produce—the conviction or death sentence of an innocent person—are largely driven by racism in the U.S., a new report by the National Registry of Exonerations shows.” (reuters.com)​
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Herman Williams

Herman Williams

In 1994, Herman Williams was sentenced to llife in prison without parole for the murder of his ex-wife in Lake County, Illinois. He was exonerated in 2020 by DNA testing and other expert analysis that discredited the prosecution's case and pointed to another unidentified male. (Photo: The Telegraph)​
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Gamalier Rivera

Gamalier Rivera

In 1996, Gamalier Rivera was sentenced to 45 years in prison for a murder in Chicago, Illinois. He was exonerated in 2022 based on evidence that the lead detective, Reynaldo Guevera, had a history of misconduct, including coercing witnesses to falsely identify defendants.(Photo: Exoneration Project) ​
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Johnny Flores

Johnny Flores

In 1990, Johnny Flores was sentenced to 40 years in prison for a murder in Chicago, Illinois. He was exonerated in 2022 based on evidence that one of the detectives, Reynaldo Guevara, had a history of framing people for crimes they did not commit.​
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