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Federal Judge Says CA Death Penalty UnconstitutionalBush-appointed judge says "execution would offend the most-basic constitutional protections" [Read More]


DPF Appoints New Director of Community Outreach and EducationNew position to be filled by Former Program Coordinator David Crawford [Read More]


Infographic: The First Time We Ended the Death PenaltySaturday marks the anniversary of the ruling that struck down the death penalty. by David Crawford [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]
Gerri Beauvais
San Francisco, CA
I support DPF because the United States is the only advanced nation that still uses this barbaric form of punishment, despite the fact that it is unconstitutional. The only way that we will be rid of this horrific practice is by educating the American people. Everything I've seen convinces me that I can trust DPF with my donations and that the money is being used wisely and solely for this purpose.
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