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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?

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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.

DocumentationDeath Penalty Fast Facts2010 Associated Press ArticleExecuted But Possibly Innocent




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