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Arizona Woman Exonerated after 22 YearsAll charges against Debra Milke dismissed. [Read More]


Pope Francis Condemns the Death PenaltyCalls it unacceptable, unjust and inhumane. [Read More]


DPF files brief on behalf of Ernest JonesAsks court to uphold ruling that death penalty is unconstitutional. [Read More]



Aqeela Sherrills' son was murdered while home on winter breakThis month marks the sixth anniversary of my son Terrell's death. Terrell went to a party with friends in 2004 in an affluent neighborhood and was shot to death. He was home on winter break from Humboldt State University. Even though Terrell had never been involved with a gang, he became a victim ... [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]
Nancy Vollertsen
Edmond, OK
I support DPF because I know that any money I contribute goes directly towards the fight to end the death penalty. My brother, Greg Wilhoit, spent five years on death row for a crime he did not commit. He was exonerated because of the tireless work of a public defender and the faith and determination of his family. DPF has given Greg an opportunity to share his story and draw attention to the terrible possibility that an innocent person could be executed.
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