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Tsarnaev verdict shows three fatal flaws of death penaltyMargo Schulter explores some of the lessons learned from the Boston Marathon trial. by Margo Schulter, Guest Blogger [Read More]


DPF 24th Annual Awards Dinner draws Supporters, Activists and ExonereesHosted by John Fugelsang, DPF's dinner honored Ohio exonerees, Assistant Federal Public Defender Dale Baich, and CNN's Death Row Stories, among many others. [Read More]


Support for Capital Punishment Continues to DropNew report from Pew Research Center shows lowest support in 40 years. [Read More]



Wrongful Conviction, Two Decades in PrisonIn 1992, at 16 years old, Franky was convicted of a drive-by shooting based solely on witness testimony. All six witnesses eventually recanted. [Read More]
Law Enforcement Outreach Project (LEO)This project lifts up the voices of law enforcement and seeks to increase their visibility as opponents of the death penalty.  [Read More]
Gerri Beauvais
San Francisco, CA
I support DPF because the United States is the only advanced nation that still uses this barbaric form of punishment, despite the fact that it is unconstitutional. The only way that we will be rid of this horrific practice is by educating the American people. Everything I've seen convinces me that I can trust DPF with my donations and that the money is being used wisely and solely for this purpose.
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