Friday Roundup: Fighting for Justice from Connecticut to Alaska
Here are a few stories on wrongful convictions and forensics you might have missed this week.
Citing the state’s “broken” criminal justice system, Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber
imposed a moratorium on executions in the state this week
The Chicago Tribune ‘s Steve Mills checked in with Robert Taylor, who was freed earlier this month after nearly two decades in prison for a murder he didn’t commit.
Read the article and watch video with Taylor
Advocates are seeking to overturn the convictions of four Alaska men imprisoned for a murder they say they didn’t commit. The advocates observed this Thanksgiving that
Alaska may still be the home of “frontier justice.”
A Louisiana editorial
praises state lawmakers
for prioritizing forensic science and reducing DNA backlogs.
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