News 01.13.12

Friday Roundup

As the lone dissenter, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayer

recognizes the potential unreliability of eyewitness testimony

in Perry v. New Hampshire

A New York man’s

wrongful conviction left him suffering

from psychiatric problems.

A Tennessee man

exonerated by DNA evidence after serving 22 years

in prison requests more compensation from the state.

An Illinois Prisoner Review Board

fights for posthumous exoneration

of a mentally ill man who was convicted of murder.

Last minute appeal could

prevent the release of a death row inmate

whose conviction was vacated last week.

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