140 FREED OFF DEATH ROW

140 Since 1973, over 140 people have been exonerated and freed off of death row,  73 African Americans, 57  Whites, 12 Latino and 2 others. These amazing statistics where compiled by Death Penalty Information Center (D.P.I.C.) and confirmed in April of 2014 by the National Academy of Sciences. See related post, “4% Sent To Death Row – Innocent”

 

For a complete list of exonerations and the reasons for acquittal, dismissal or pardon, go to Death Penalty Information Center