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A honorably discharged former Marine, Kirk Bloodsworth is the first person in the United States exonerated from death row by DNA testing. In 1984 he was arrested for the rape and murder of nine-year-old girl. He was sentenced to death in Maryland in 1985. In 1992, Kirk read about a new forensic breakthrough called DNA […]
After pressure from the ACLU of Kentucky this week, the Louisville Metro Police Department released the results of their racial profiling study of traffic stops. We are pleased LMPD listened to community concerns and prioritized the release of the report. We look forward to reviewing the data and analysis.
ICE proposal likely unethical, violation of individuals’ civil rights On October 7th, the ACLU of Kentucky sent a letter to the Prosecutors Advisory Council alerting it to recent efforts by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) to enlist the aid of prosecutors in combating the recent trend of jailers refusing to comply with immigration […]