Category Archives: wrongful convictions

Forensics: Amazing. Josh Tepfer Pioneers Mass Exonerations For Wrongfully Convicted

Josh Tepfer has helped exonerate 288 people, many of whom were convicted based on patterns of misconduct by corrupt police or officials. — Read on http://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/melissasegura/josh-tepfer-mass-exonerations-wrongfully-convicted

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Forencis: Obstructionist AG’s stand in wrongful death convictions comes under fire

Bad faith shows its egregious face once again. AGs across the US have argued bitemarks are still valid in these exon cases. St. Louis Judge David Mason was exasperated — again. — Read on http://www.newstribune.com/news/2022/dec/23/ags-stand-in-wrongful-death-convictions-comes/

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Forensics: Harlem park entrance dedicated to the exonerated ‘Central Park 5’

Gothamist is a non-profit local newsroom, powered by WNYC. — Read on gothamist.com/news/harlem-park-entrance-dedicated-to-the-exonerated-central-park-5

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Forensics: 9 Striking Photos That Perfectly Capture the Innocence Project’s Highlights of 2022 – Innocence Project

9 Striking Photos That Perfectly Capture the Innocence Project’s Highlights of 2022 – Innocence Project — Read on innocenceproject.org/9-striking-photos-that-perfectly-capture-the-innocence-projects-highlights-of-2022/

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Forensics: Australia. Crime Lab ‘Bungle.’ What could happen next amid the DNA lab bungle investigation

What could happen next amid the DNA lab bungle investigation — Read on http://www.4bc.com.au/what-could-happen-next-amid-the-dna-lab-bungle-investigation/

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Forensics: Exonorees demand DAs Conviction Integrity Unit do its job. New Haven courthouse protest targets wrongful convictions

A group of Black men who have asserted — and in many cases proven — that their convictions were unjust protested wrongful convictions. — Read on ctmirror.org/2022/11/19/ct-new-haven-courthouse-protest-wrongful-convictions/

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Forensics: Police arresting elementary school kids an ongoing horror. Disabled and minority kids 5x more likely to be handcuffed.

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Forensics: Awesome. Marvel chairman commits millions for Cardozo law school to fight faulty forensics.

From bite marks to blood spatter, a New York law school wants to train current and future attorneys about forensic evidence and the ways it can be misused in the courtroom. — Read on http://www.reuters.com/legal/legalindustry/marvel-chairman-commits-millions-law-school-fight-faulty-forensics-2022-10-27/

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Forensics: Black Americans seven times more likely to be wrongfully convicted – Mississippi Today

They spent 26 years on Mississippi’s death row for murders they did not commit — only to walk free last year. They are far from alone. — Read on mississippitoday.org/2022/10/11/black-americans-wrongfully-convicted/

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Forensics: Inaccurate expert assumptions touted as facts and supressed exculpatory witnesses. Rodney Reed Takes DNA Testing Fight to Supreme Court

Now Reed is taking his fight to the Supreme Court. — Read on theintercept.com/2022/10/09/rodney-reed-supreme-court-dna-testing/

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