Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Slideshow: Exonerated

Cases of the innocent incarcerated, showing how even convictions beyond reasonable doubt are now subject to scientific review.

Is Convicted Parent Killer Sarah Johnson Innocent?

Sarah Johnson was 18 years old when she was sentenced to two life terms for the murder of her parents in their Bellevue, Idaho, home. Diane and Alan Johnson were found dead from gunshot wounds on Sept. 2, 2003; Diane still in bed, and Alan on the floor, his hair wet from the shower. Now, a team of attorneys say she is innocent, and that DNA evidence found at the scene could prove it.

Columbia University Law Professor Says Texas Executed Innocent Man

A team of legal experts says that shoddy police work, failure to pursue another suspect and a weak defense combined to send an innocent man to his death.

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