Canadian wrongful conviction file totals 85 – funding diminishing

Image result for canadian flag clip art

Innocence Canada struggling for funding for wrongfully convicted cases

‘I’m always frustrated with how long it takes us to do cases, in any event, but this is going to slow us down even more.’

A Newfoundland man who helps free the wrongfully convicted says his organization is struggling to find funding and could be in jeopardy.

Ronald Dalton was convicted of murdering his wife in 1989 and spent eight years in prison before he was found not guilty in 2000. Now, Dalton is the co-president of Innocence Canada.

He said with less money, the organization will struggle to review cases efficiently and help those who need it.

Full article from Newfoundland

About csidds

Dr. Michael Bowers is a long time forensic consultant in the US and international court systems.
This entry was posted in costs of wrongful convictions, criminal justice, CSI, wrongful convictions and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s