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She was paid the mind-boggling sum of ten million dollars for that film.

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Justice is just a packaging.
Justitie is slechts een verpakking.

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1 Wrongful Conviction: Jimmy Dennis Was Sentenced to Death | NowThis


9 okt. 2019

Jimmy Dennis was sentenced to death for a crime he didn’t commit. Even as he missed his daughters grow up and saw his chance at a music career slip away, he never gave up hope that the truth would come out — and after 25 years, it did.
To hear more of Jimmy’s story, listen to the full podcast episode of Wrongful Conviction with Jason Flom here: https://go.nowth.is/2p6iRiY
In US news and current events today, NowThis News and Wrongful Conviction with Jason Flom are featuring Pennsylvania man Jimmy Dennis who was wrongly convicted and given the death penalty. This episode of Wrongful Conviction, podcast and video series, explains how Dennis was exonerated and released from prison and death row. Organizations like the Innoncence Project aim to right the wrongs of our criminal justice system. For Jimmy Dennis, music is his passion and now a possibility.
Wrongful Conviction is a video series based on music industry executive and social justice advocate Jason Flom’s successful podcast of the same title. Through podcast-style interviews with Jason and personal story-telling, we discover where the flaws lie within the criminal justice system that allows for an innocent person to be convicted of a crime. Hear from the exonerees first-hand and watch the chilling, heartbreaking, emotional stories unfold. What is life like for an innocent person on death row? How does one keep hope alive when they’re failed by the justice system? How do they pick up the pieces once they’re exonerated, or are they still waiting for the truth to come out?

Jimmy Dennis is a man who was wrongly convicted and sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit. Here are some key points about his case:

  1. Crime and Conviction: In 1991, a 17-year-old high school student named Chedell Williams was shot and killed during a robbery in Philadelphia. Despite having no physical evidence connecting him to the crime, Jimmy Dennis was arrested and charged with murder based on the testimony of two eyewitnesses who claimed they saw him at the scene.

  2. Sentenced to Death: In 1993, Jimmy Dennis was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death. However, there were serious flaws in the case against him, including the fact that one of the eyewitnesses later recanted his testimony, saying he had been coerced by police.

  3. Legal Appeals: Over the years, Jimmy Dennis and his lawyers have fought tirelessly to prove his innocence and overturn his conviction. They have presented new evidence, including DNA testing that excludes him as the source of forensic evidence found at the crime scene.

  4. Release from Prison: After more than 25 years on death row, Jimmy Dennis was finally exonerated and released from prison in 2017. The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office dropped all charges against him, citing the lack of evidence and the fact that the prosecution’s case had been based on unreliable eyewitness testimony.

  5. Activism and Advocacy: Since his release, Jimmy Dennis has become a prominent advocate for criminal justice reform and wrongful conviction cases. He has spoken out about the need for police and prosecutors to be held accountable when they make mistakes or engage in misconduct, and he has worked to support other exonerees and fight against the death penalty.

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