Will Kentucky finally give non-death row prisoners the right to test old evidence?
William Virgil is serving a 70-year sentence in a Kentucky jail for the 1987 rape and murder of a 54-year-old nurse. At 60 years old, he will never again see the world outside prison—unless a judge intervenes. READ MORE >>
Jordan Michael Smith is a writer living in D.C. For Lieutenant-Colonel Doug Martin, the idea was perfect. The Canadian military attaché wanted to set up a mock Afghan village in front of the Canadian embassy in downtown DC. There would be simulated IED blasts, armed soldiers, and Afghan actors faking critical wounds. And the blasts would first go off in the middle of the day, just in time for lunch. “I came up with it on my own,” Martin said. “It was all me--all me.” READ MORE >>