As a Black woman who was wrongfully convicted of murder and served over 20 years in Ohio prisons for a crime I didn’t commit, I am all too aware of racial bias in our justice system. In a moment when the nation is grappling with how to best address systemic racism and implement meaningful criminal […]
Dr. Joel Zivot stared at the autopsy reports. The language was dry and clinical, in stark contrast to the weight of what they contained — detailed, graphic accounts of the bodies of inmates executed by lethal injection in Georgia. It was 2016, and the autopsy reports had been given to him by lawyers representing inmates […]
In Hamilton County, Joe Deters has sent more people to death row than any other prosecutor in Ohio. His challenger, Fanon Rucker, promises to stop that practice. Read more here.