Innocence in Words and Pictures: The Cornelius Dupree Case
Posted: January 5, 2011 5:53 pm
A Texas judge yesterday declared Cornelius Dupree innocent after he had served 30 years in prison for a crime DNA proves he didn’t commit. The Innocence Project worked with the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office to obtain access to the DNA testing that proved Dupree’s innocence.
Below is a recap of news coverage of yesterday’s hearing, including interviews with Dupree and Innocence Project staffers.
Associated Press: Texan Declared Innocent After Three Decades in Prison
USA Today: Texan Formally Cleared of Rape After 30 Years
All Things Considered, NPR: DNA Exonerated Texas Man After 30 Years in Prison
BBC: DNA Clears Texas Man After 30 Years in Jail
Associated Press Photo slideshow
Dupree and Innocence Project Senior Staff Attorney Nina Morrison on CNN:
The NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams