A Washington, D.C. Superior Court judge will team-up with law enforcement, prosecutors and defense attorneys to determine whether or not
to create an innocence commission to combat wrongful convictions
Students at the Innocence Project at University of Virginia School of Law are
waiting on a court ruling
that could help clear the name of a client on death row.
Despite advances in technology,
bad science continues to convict the innocent
Illinois passed a bill
expanding the definition of a wrongfully imprisoned person
to include a person released from state prison who has received either a pardon from the governor or a certificate from the Circuit Court proclaiming innocence.
Attorneys for the West Memphis Three
will seek DNA testing
on additional evidence from the crime scene where three 8-year-olds bodies were found.