In early 2018, the ACLU of Northern California and Jarvis joined Witness to Innocence, the nation’s only organization made entirely of death row exonerees, in challenging California’s lethal injection protocols.
The Jarvis Journal will feature Jarvis’ latest, unpublished writings. This first entry is an excerpt from “Faced with a Twenty-Dollar Bill,” an essay which reflects on the U.S. government’s decision to feature Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. In light of the recent delays for its release, Jarvis weighs in on the controversy and ponders its symbolic significance.
Jarvis and Witness to Innocence, a nonprofit organization composed of and led by exonerated death row inmates and their family members, is challenging California’s new lethal injection regulations with the help of the ACLU.