Sunday, May 04, 2008


Former Death Row Inmates address students in Glenville, West Virginia.

Photo: Ron Keine and Greg Wilhoit who were both framed by the American Justice System, standing at the Frametown sign.

On Wednesday, Rob Warden , Greg Wilhoit and Ron Keine spoke to students of the Glenville State College about their experiences with the criminal law system and the death penalty.

Rob Warden is director for the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwesrtern Law School in Chicago. Ron Keine and Greg Wilhoit are men who had spent several years on death row for crimes they did not commit.

When Witness to Innocence speakers speak, they pass out a questionaire to the audience. Of the 55 students whom responded, 21 were already opposed to the death penalty, 34 were in favor. After listening to the men speak, 23 of these 34 shifted to oppose the death penalty.

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