Lava for Good
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Unparalleled access and insights into the heart of social justice in America
- Oct 19, 2023: Erased: The Murder of Elma Sands looks at the very first murder trial in America - reimagined in modern language, based on historical court records. And, the place where the body was disposed of still exists - a well, in the basement of a clothing store. It's from Lava for Good and iHeartPodcasts.
- Sep 19, 2023: Lava for Good has launched Earwitness, a podcast docuseries that dives into the wrongful conviction of Toforest Johnson — a man who is now sitting on death row in Alabama. On October 2, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide if it will hear Toforest's case.
- Apr 21, 2023: Lamar Johnson convicted of murder despite no motive or physical evidence connecting him to the crime. He's the first guest on a new season of Wrongful Conviction from Lava for Good. Guest hosts include Earlonne Woods, Gilbert King and Susan Simpson; the show is focused on individual cases of wrongful incarceration.
- Apr 11, 2023: Could podcasting get someone else out of prison? The subject of the Bone Valley podcast from Lava for Good, Leo Schofield has had his parole hearing set for May 3 in Tallahassee FL, USA. The show unearthed what it calls overwhelming evidence of his innocence of committing murder, as well as highlighting the alleged real killer.
- Jan 26, 2023: The War on Drugs has been launched by Lava for Good Podcasts. The podcast examines the true cost of five decades of the failed US “War on Drugs,” which culminated in a staggering 101,000 drug overdose deaths in the past year alone.
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