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Researchers Challenge List of Death Penalty 'Innocents'

  • Randy Hall Evening Editor
  • 2003 8 Jan
Researchers Challenge List of Death Penalty 'Innocents'
Capitol Hill ( - Opponents of capital punishment have cited a list of more than 100 so-called "Death Penalty Innocents" - individuals freed from death row prior to execution - in their calls for a moratorium on putting convicted criminals to death. But a pro-death penalty researcher Tuesday called the majority of those claims of innocence "just fraud." Democrats announced Tuesday that they would reintroduce legislation proposed by Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) last year to help prevent federal prisoners from being executed for crimes they did not commit.