News 08.13.10

Friday Roundup: Combating Wrongful Convictions

A Texas man who was recently released after DNA proved his innocence in a 1983 rape

must decide whether to accept a $2.2 million compensation payment from the State or file a civil lawsuit


Timothy Cole Advisory Panel on Wrongful Convictions

recommends statewide criminal justice improvements in Texas


New York’s District Attorney Association combats wrongful convictions by

improving knowledge and technology in the criminal justice system

A Virginia man who spent seven years in prison for a 1979 rape he said he did not commit

may be cleared by DNA evidence


Ohio exoneree anxious for basketball season

after spending nearly three decades in prison for a crime he did not commit


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