Rasberry Williams http://iowapublicradio.org en Commutation, Skylark and the Innocence Project of Iowa http://iowapublicradio.org/post/commutation-skylark-and-innocence-project-iowa <p>In the summer of 1974, Rasberry Williams shot and killed a Waterloo man over a $30 gambling debt.&nbsp; In April, Governor Terry Branstad granted Williams’ request for commutation, making him eligible for parole.&nbsp; We continue our corrections series by talking about when a life sentence should be reconsidered.&nbsp; Then, we learn about Skylark, which works with victims of domestic violence on commutation requests, and the Innocence Project of Iowa, which is about to file its first case.</p><p></p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 20:29:13 +0000 Katherine Perkins & Ben Kieffer 23308 at http://iowapublicradio.org Commutation, Skylark and the Innocence Project of Iowa