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Death Penalty Focus Blog

Featuring opinion and analysis from DPF staff, board members, and guest writers, and others with first-hand experience of the death penalty system.

  • The Focus is our monthly newsletter featuring US and international news stories and interviews from our Voices feature.
  • Updates are written by the Death Penalty Focus staff–events, breaking news, and photos
  • Guest posts are written by our friends in the movement
  • Voices is our interview series from The Focus, featuring people who have first-hand experience with the death penalty system

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Blog / August 11, 2017

Voices: Matt Ruskin


"To spend 20 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit, and emerge with his humanity and dignity intact ... to spend 20 years, day in and day out, fighting for his freedom, it was just so extraordinary. It was totally compelling."

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