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Innocent On Death Row: A Discussion With Two Death Row Exonerees

Injustice Anywhere Radio recently discussed the death penalty with death row exonerees Sabrina Porter and Derrick Jamison. Sabrina Butler Porter was a Mississippi teenager who was convicted of murder and child abuse in the death of her nine-month-old son, Walter. She was sentenced to death in 1990. She was later exonerated of all wrongdoing and was released in 1995 after spending …

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Pinocchio Law Keeps Jeffrey Havard on Death Row Despite His Innocence

[Havard] argues… “newly discovered evidence debunking shaken baby syndrome proves he is actually innocent of capital murder.” [The state] disagrees. “But first, [the state] would note that actual innocence does not entitle [Jeff Havard] to relief.  ‘Actual innocence is a gateway claim made by petitioners in order to receive review of an otherwise procedurally barred claim.’ Pruitt, 2013 WL3479422 at 2 (ND …

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Injustice Anywhere Radio Discusses New Evidence in Jeffrey Havard Case

Jeffrey Havard currently sits wrongfully convicted on death row in Mississippi for the sexual assault and murder of his girlfriend’s six-month-old daughter, Chloe Britt. The truth is the infant slipped from Jeff’s arms while lifting her from the tub, causing her head to hit the toilet. Chloe’s death was a tragic accident, not a murder. Jeffrey Havard is innocent. There …

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Jeffrey Havard Discusses His Case With Injustice Anywhere Radio

Jeffrey Havard currently sits wrongfully convicted on death row in Mississippi for the sexual assault and murder of his girlfriend’s six-month-old daughter. The truth is the infant slipped from Jeffrey’s arms while lifting her from the tub, causing her head to hit the toilet. The death was a tragic accident, not a murder. Jeffrey Havard is innocent. Jeffrey’s conviction resulted …

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Mississippi Death Row Inmate Jeffrey Havard Is a Victim of Wrongful Conviction

Jeffrey Havard currently sits wrongfully convicted on death row in Mississippi for the sexual assault and murder of his girlfriend’s six-month-old daughter, Chloe Britt. Chloe’s death was a tragic accident, not a murder. Havard accidentally dropped Chloe after giving her a bath. According to Havard, Chloe slipped out of his hands and hit her head on the toilet. The evidence …

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