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AuthorAisling Ayers

Exonerated and released from death row

Anthony Graves was only 26 years old when he was arrested for a crime he didn’t commit. Accused of murdering a family of six in Somerville, Texas, Graves was sentenced to death, solely on the testimony of a man who later confessed to acting alone...

The juror | The case of Rodney Reed, part two

In 1998, Rodney Reed was the defendant in Bastrop, Texas’, first capital murder trial in nearly 50 years. In this episode, Aisling Ayers speaks to a juror who has never spoken to the media before. The juror shares what happened in the courtroom...