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The National Registry of Exonerations Reports on Exonerations in 2015

The National Registry of Exonerations has just released a report on exonerations in 2015. See that report here.

2015 was a record setting year for exonerations, with 149 logged to date. 18 more words

Reforming/Improving The System

We Are All Sex Offenders

This is incredibly powerful. A TEDx talk by Galen Baughman, who was released, by jury trial, from indefinite civil commitment for being a sex offender. 61 more words

Editorials/Opinion

Poppi Worthington case: a dreadful miscarriage of justice

The press is filled right now with the cries of MP’s calling for action over a judge’s finding that one year old Poppi Worthington was raped by her father, then died in unexplained circumstances. 1,165 more words

Politics And Society

$16.8 Million Awarded by State of Connecticut to Four Wrongfully Convicted Men

The State of Connecticut has awarded $4.2 million each in compensation to Carlos Ashe, Darcus Henry, Sean Adams, and Johnny Johnson. The four were convicted of murder, assault, and conspiracy resulting from a December 14, 1996, shooting in New Haven, Connecticut. 523 more words

Prosecutorial Conduct (good And Bad)

Taking bitemark evidence to the White House: Video speaker provides no answers to wrongful convictions

When you have no scientific proofs to contradict years of unreliable expert testimony and false forensic education on the subject, this speaker just blames everyone but himself. 80 more words

American Academy Of Forensic Science

Five things I learned from Netflix's Making a Murderer

Like a lot of people around the world, I am only just recovering from my addiction to Netflix‘s docuseries Making a Murderer. I was so hooked on the tale of injustice, corruption and treachery that I found myself clucking at my desk impatiently waiting for work to be over so I could get home and have another fix. 908 more words

Current Affairs

"Conviction Integrity Units" - Foretelling the Future?

We’ve posted previously about our (my) high degree of skepticism regarding the actual integrity of, and motivations for, so-called “conviction integrity units” in prosecutors’ offices. Please see: 300 more words

Prosecutorial Conduct (good And Bad)