National Coalition to

Abolish the Death Penalty

90 million Americans believe the death penalty is wrong. We mobilize them to end the death penalty state by state.
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David Love

David Love

David Love directs the daily operations and strategic planning and management of Witness to Innocence, as well as its relations with national and international organizations and donors. David has more than fifteen years of experience as a community organizer, editor, human rights advocate, journalist, legal advocate, legislative staff person, and executive director. He has an extensive background in working with prison issues, police abuse cases, and other human rights issues. He has written and lectured around the world on the issue of the U.S. death penalty. Previously, David served as the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Legislative Black Caucus, working with legislators in the General Assembly in Harrisburg. He also served as law clerk to two federal judges—the Honorable James T. Giles of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Honorable Ronald L. Ellis of the Southern District of New York. David is also Executive Editor of BlackCommentator.com, and a contributor to the Huffington Post, TheGrio.com (NBC News), Progressive Media Project, and the Guardian. David received a Bachelor of Arts in East Asian Studies from Harvard College, and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. He also holds a Certificate in International Human Rights Law from the University of Oxford.

Blog Posts:

A Final Farewell to Greg Wilhoit, Who Survived Oklahoma’s Death Row

A Final Farewell to Greg Wilhoit, Who Survived Oklahoma’s Death Row

America's community of death row survivors bids a farewell to another one of its own. Gregory R. Wilhoit, who had spent five years on Oklahoma's death row after being wrongfully convicted for the brutal murder of his wife, died in his sleep on February 13. Read More navigateright