Category Archives: wrongful convictions

Forensics: Yah Lauren K!!Herman Williams Is Exonerated After Nearly Three Decades of Wrongful Conviction

A judge vacated the conviction of Herman Williams and ordered his immediate release after nearly 29 years in prison. — Read on innocenceproject.org/herman-williams-is-exonerated-after-nearly-three-decades-of-wrongful-conviction/

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Forensics: New L.A. Innocence Project, Funded by Exoneree, Will Partner With Forensic Scientists to Uncover Wrongful Convictions |

New LA Innocence Project, Funded by Exoneree, Will Partner With Forensic Scientists to Uncover Wrongful Convictions | — Read on witnessla.com/new-la-innocence-project-funded-by-exoneree-will-partner-with-forensic-scientists-to-uncover-wrongful-convictions/

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Forensics: Jokes on him. Nassau Executive Blasts Bail Reform, Data Shows Few Are Re-Arrested

On him. As Nassau Executive Blasts Bail Reform, Data Shows Few Are Re-Arrested – East Meadow, NY – Data from the NCPD shows that 87 percent of people arrested last quarter were released without bail. But few went on to … Continue reading

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Forensics: Chump change state law for A Milwaukee man who spent 24 years in prison for crimes he didn’t commit. Now a state board says he should get $1 million.

Daryl Holloway is the longest wrongfully convicted person released in Wisconsin to date, according to the state Claims Board. — Read on news.yahoo.com/milwaukee-man-spent-24-years-221356292.html

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Forensics: Mass exonerations. 7 convictions tied to ex-Chicago cop vacated in what may be largest mass-exoneration for murder in U.S. history

Reynaldo Guevara – a former member of a police department dogged by decades of scandal, cover-ups and brutality – has never been charged with a crime. — Read on http://www.cbsnews.com/news/7-murder-convictions-tossed-tied-to-reynaldo-guevara-retired-chicago-cop/

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Forensics: Exonerations in Central Park Five case don’t prompt apology from Trump, who called for teens’ deaths

Thanks to the 2019 release of the Netflix drama series When They See Us, many already know the story of the Central Park Five. The name refers to five Black and Latino men wrongfully convicted (when they were still children) … Continue reading

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Forensics: The untrue and pseudoscience of bitemark matching infects India’s dental literature

Reading this drivel gives me a headache. They claim its as good as DNA using scrape marks on skin as one of a kind evidence. They cite some of my work as supporting their claims. Utterly delusional. ompj.org/files/ompj 13 2 … Continue reading

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Forensics: Go Valena Beety! ‘Cultural Bias’ and Wrongful Convictions of Women

Women are more likely than men to be convicted for crimes they didn’t commit—or for crimes that never occurred—and they often face harsher sentences, a webinar was told. — Read on thecrimereport.org/2022/07/22/cultural-bias-and-wrongful-convictions-of-women/

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Forensics: LDF Submits Amicus Brief to Supreme Court Defending Due Process to Post-Conviction DNA Testing in Capital Case

LDF Submits Amicus Brief to Supreme Court Defending Due Process to Post-Conviction DNA Testing in Capital Case — Read on http://www.naacpldf.org/press-release/ldf-submits-amicus-brief-to-supreme-court-defending-due-process-to-post-conviction-dna-testing-in-capital-case/

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Forensics: AGs hate post-conviction testing. Justices reject state’s arguments in DNA dispute.

TALLAHASSEE — The Florida Supreme Court on Friday turned down an attempt by Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office to block DNA testing of evidence in a 1975 murder that sent — Read on https://www.chronicleonline.com/news/local/justices-reject-state-s-arguments-in-dna-dispute/article_eb1ae077-9b47-5cdd-83c8-c1be34252376.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share

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