Stories from the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

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Photographer Dick Simon went to Washington to be a witness to the way things have changed in the past 50 years — and some ways they have not. Here are the photos and stories of people he found there.

A Prosecutor on Trial

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While revelations of misconduct might result in people being freed from prison or granted new trials, action is almost never taken against the offending prosecutors.

Man Released From Death Row After DNA Proves Innocence

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300 men have been exonerated, but how many more have been wrongly convicted?

Slate on False Accusations of Rape

Trigger warning for rape. Note: rape apologist bullshit in the comments is NOT ALLOWED.   Slate has a fascinating article about how Virginia has DNA evidence that may prove that dozens of men were convicted of crimes that they did not commit. In September 2004, the governor of Virginia ordered a random audit of 31 criminal cases […]