Does it bother anyone else that Texas, the state with the most executions since 1976 with 437 of them, also leads the nation in freeing the wrongly convicted? My major problem with the death penalty has always been the finality of it in a system rife with corruption, inaccuracies, and subjectivity. For the 38 people that Texas has let go based on DNA evidence exonerating them, this is good news. And Texas seems to be doing a good job by making sure that these people are properly compensated.
But it makes me wonder how many of the 437 that were executed, would have been exonerated.