In the last 23 years alone, more than 2,000 people were falsely convicted, but probably far more people are in prison for crimes they did not commit.
Last month California unveiled a comprehensive plan on how to ensure "a quality medical care system for years to come."
The judge found "probable cause" and ordered Zimmerman to be held pending a formal arraignment.
These teenagers were vilified simply because they looked and dressed differently, and listened to heavy metal.
A recent decision by a local judge seems to some to suggest the law is turning Florida into a modern Wild West, in which vigilante justice is the norm.
A "Hoodies Up" march and rally of nearly 1,000 filled the streets of New Haven Saturday calling for justice for Trayvon Martin.
Startling new revelations have emerged in the case of Trayvon Martin, adding to the national outrage over his murder.
The plaintiffs had sought a judgment to stop Monsanto from suing them for growing crops containing genes patented by the company.
Nearly 2,000 federal prisoners will be eligible for early release as result of a bill that changes the sentencing for crack cocaine to be closer to the penalties for powdered cocaine.
In 1994, three young men in West Memphis, Ark. were wrongfully tried and convicted of the 1993 murder of three boys. Last week the trio were set free.