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Disturbing legacy: Race still affects Virginia's death penalty
Published on Aug 26th, 2012
7 comments By King Salim Khalfani and Stephen A. Northup According to the most recent polling data, public support for the death penalty is at its lowest level in decades. Four states have ended capital...
Judge who saved Earl Washington dies
Published on Feb 22nd, 2009
12 comments Lloyd Sullenberger, the judge who, in 1985, stayed the execution of convicted-but-later-proven-innocent Earl Washington, has died.
Alleged killer Tinsley finally moving toward trial
Published on Jan 25th, 2007
1 comments The Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg is revealing details of the ongoing case against Kenneth Maurice Tinsley, the 61-year-old man accused of raping and murdering Culpeper County resident Rebecca...
Wrong(ed) man: Earl Washington awarded $2.25 million
Published on May 11th, 2006
0 comments "What is one of the worst nightmares you can imagine?" Peter Neufeld asked the jury in his closing argument. "For Earl Washington, it wasn't a nightmare– it was a reality." The latest chapter...
Rapist absent: Unsealed file says cops knew
Published on Nov 18th, 2004
0 comments State police have known for at least three years that a convicted rapist was not at work the day Rebecca Lynn Williams was raped and stabbed to death in her Culpeper apartment, according to an...