Ledell Lee appears in Pulaski County Circuit Court. Lee was sentenced to death after being convicted of killing Debra Reese with a tire iron in February 1993. Photograph: AP

Arkansas has overcome a flurry of court challenges which derailed three other executions and put to death an inmate for the first time in nearly 12 ye(...)

In February 1941, Harry Gleeson was convicted of murdering mother of seven Mary “Moll” McCarthy. He is now to be pardoned.

Almost 75 years after Harry Gleeson was hanged for murder, Minister Frances Fitzgerald has officially announced the Government’s decision to grant a p(...)

 Anne Driscoll, journalism project manager and Fulbright scholar, with David Langwallner, founder and director of the Innocence Project,  in Griffith College,  home to the Innocence project. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

In the summer of 2012, the Justice for Harry Gleeson Group approached the Irish Innocence Project with a set of documents, including trial transcripts(...)