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Why an Eyewitness Account Alone Shouldn't Send Anyone to Prison | Philly.com Editorial | "Scores of scientific studies over the decades have shown that eyewitnesses are often inaccurate. That results in innocent people going to prison."
'Ghost Of The Innocent Man' Chronicles Justice Too Long Delayed
Ghost of the Innocent Man | Review from NPR
Infographic: Wrongful Conviction Statistics
Chapter 21: The letter that Calpurnia brought was from Aunt Alexandra to tell Atticus that the children weren't at home. Atticus finds Scout, Jem, and Dill. He tells them that they have to go eat supper but they can come back when they're done. Calpurnia scolded them all the way home and during supper. They went back to the trial and Jem was sure that Tom would win. The jury came in and Tom was convicted.
DNA Exonerations and the Elusive Promise of Criminal Justice Reform by Carissa Byrne Hessick :: SSRN
Innocence Is Irrelevant
Innocence Is Irrelevant - Emily Yoffe for The Atlantic
Case Profile: Byron Lacy, http://www.azjusticeproject.org/profiles/byron-lacy
Wrongful Convictions & Injustices The Arizona Justice Project has screened thousands of cases involving wrongful conviction and injustices. It is our mission to help assure that Arizona's prisons are not housing those actually innocent of crime or otherwise victims of manifest injustice. Go to www.azjusticeproject.org to view our Case Profiles!
She Was Convicted of Killing Her Mother. Prosecutors Withheld the Evidence That Would Have Freed Her.
She Was Convicted of Killing Her Mother. Prosecutors Withheld the Evidence That Would Have Freed Her. - The New York Times
Anthony Graves, shown above, spent 18 years in jail on false charges. Now Charles Sebesta, the prosecutor who sent him there, has been disbarred on charges of egregious prosecutorial misconduct in Graves's case.
"Debra Milke spent twenty-three years on death row for murdering her four year-old son based solely on a confession she never gave." | Gary Stuart, ASU College of Law professor, details a wrongful conviction in this true crime thriller.