Since the death penalty was reinstated by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1976, how many of the 1,373 executed people have been proven innocent?
Tell Me More
Per a 2010 Associated Press article, "In the nearly 35 years since capital punishment was reinstated in the U.S., there has never been a case in which someone was definitively proven innocent after being executed." However, portions of evidence used to convict executed people have been negated.
Articles by Topic