Advocate for a Fair Trial
Jimmy Dennis was wrongfully accused and convicted for a capital crime and is awaiting execution.
1. officials take steps to ensure that a defendant is convicted despite weak evidence or even clear proof of innocence.
2. In about 25% of DNA exoneration cases, innocent defendants made incriminating statements, delivered outright confessions or pled guilty.
3. A variety of factors can contribute to a false confession during a police interrogation.
4. Wrongful convictions have shown that serious flaws have caused our criminal justice system to convict scores of innocent people.