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The impending reversal of the “CSI effect: 24000 forensically compromised convictions gets ignored

41,000 conviction cases. 24,000 are comprised. In ONE state. Significant web-buzz is counter balancing the “Law and Order” industry’s (police, prosecutors, police crime labs, and various Crim Justice talking heads)  howling that their self-assessed forensic integrity is just fine. Well, … Continue reading

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Taking a Look at what a DA’s ‘Conviction Integrity Unit’ can do right

“Late last month, the National Registry of Exonerations reported that the United States had 125 exonerations in 2014, a record high. One of the report’s findings was that 67 of those exonerations – or 54 percent – “were obtained at … Continue reading

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