Sunday, December 30, 2012
Two exonerees named Dallas News' 'Texans of the Year'
The Dallas News has named exonerees Michael Morton and Christopher Scott "Texans of the Year" for initiating advocacy efforts in the wake of their release from prison stints served for false murder convictions. See their feature writeup describing the men's cases and advocacy efforts after release. An accompanying article portrays some of the reentry difficulties faced by exonerees addressed by Mr. Scott's nonprofit, the House of Renewed Hope. See coverage of the other Texan of the Year nominees here.