News 07.15.11

Friday Roundup: Forensic Misconduct and Proving Innocence

New science proves that a lethal fire which resulted in an arson conviction against an Indiana woman

was an accident

.

A federal judge ruled that a Navy official who was wrongfully convicted and forced to leave the service due to the work of a discredited lab analyst

was not owed back pay by the Navy.

A former Oklahoma Attorney General

is leading a state Justice Commission

in review of wrongful convictions cases overturned by DNA evidence.

The Pennsylvania Innocence Project

is fighting to free three men

from prison who claim innocence. And a column this week in the Philadelphia News

explores the science behind cross-racial misidentifications

.

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