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In Memory of Rubin "Hurricane" CarterRemembering the life and legacy of a renowned boxer, wrongfully convicted person, and tireless advocate.  [Read More]


23rd Annual Awards Dinner Draws Stars, Activists, and ExonereesDPF's 23rd Annual Awards Dinner honored Gov. Martin O'Malley, UN Special Rapporteur Juan Mendez, Actor Peter Sarsgaard, and CAP Executive Director Michael Millman among many others. [Read More]


Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, cast of The Killing and UN human-rights advocate among honorees at upcoming Death Penalty Focus Awards Dinner [Read More]



The Death Penalty Will Only Cause Me More PainMy brother, Robert James Kerr, was found lifeless, shirtless, barefoot, and without identification on July 12, 2003 in Everett, Washington. I am still waiting, four years later, for a suspect to be named and for justice to take its course. It has been agonizing for me to go through the pain and ... [Read More]
Faces of Wrongful Conviction ProjectThis project brings the voices of men and women who were wrongfully convicted, former prosecutors, judges, and legal experts, to communities across California. [Read More]
Ellen Eggers
Sacramento, CA
I give to DPF because it is the very best hope for abolishing the death penalty in California. Ten years ago, abolishing the death penalty seemed like a nearly impossible task. Thanks to the work of DPF, it no longer seems so monumental. If anyone can make it happen, it is Death Penalty Focus. Dollars given to DPF are dollars well-spent!
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