A Prosecutor’s Regret: How I Sentenced Someone to Life in Prison for Selling Drugs
We caught him selling a small amount of crack: only 57 grams. I became convinced that a life sentence for drug charges is too extreme.
Do Prosecutors Care More About Convictions Than Executing the Right Person?
In 2001, 20-year-old Marlon Howell was found guilty in a racially-charged murder trial that shook New Albany, Mississippi. Fourteen years later, he continues to maintain his innocence.