News 10.28.11

Friday Roundup: Fighting Prosecutorial Misconduct and Eyewitness Misidentification


An article at Huffington Post by Kirk Bloodsworth

, the first death row DNA exoneree in the U.S., underlines the importance of DNA testing in Hank Skinner’s case before his scheduled November 9 execution.

USA Today

reports on the launch of the Prosecutorial Oversight tour

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A former Baltimore prosecutor

asked the governor to intervene

in a murder case after new evidence created serious doubts as to the culpability of the perceived perpetrator.

New York’s top court ordered a new trial for a man

convicted solely on eyewitness testimony

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Innocence Project Board member John Grisham

appeared on The Takeaway

to discuss his new novel, “The Litigators,” and public policy advocacy.

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