Tag Archives: Eddie Lee Howard

2020: an Eventful Year

2020 has been an eventful year for Willie Manning. His case suffered a setback in April, when Judge Lee Howard denied permission for hair fragments from Tiffany Miller’s car to undergo further DNA testing. Willie now has more waiting ahead … Continue reading

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Death Row Highs and Lows

Jacob Blake, an African American man, was shot in the back and seriously injured by police in Wisconsin in front of three of his young sons last month. Sadly, news like this is not infrequent, and is always depressing for … Continue reading

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You either have it or you don’t.

Three years ago, on May 7 2013, Willie Manning narrowly avoided execution. Tucker Carrington, founding director of the Mississippi Innocence Project and law professor at the University of Mississippi, has expressed what many people feel about Mississippi’s attitude towards Willie: … Continue reading

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Mississippi Elections – the Bad News

Earlier this month we reported the good news from the Mississippi elections – the ousting of District Attorney Forrest Allgood, who prosecuted both of Willie Manning’s cases. The bad news is that the Attorney General, Jim Hood, remains. The Attorney … Continue reading

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