News 05.06.11

Friday Roundup: Improving Eyewitness Identification and Compensating the Wrongfully Convicted

The Florida Senate passed a bill to set

standards for how police handle eyewitness identification lineups

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Seattle police to pay $1.5 million to a victim’s family

for the unjustified murder of their partially deaf family member.

Innocence Project New York

exoneree Alan Newton awaits compensation

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Attorneys for death row inmate Damien Echols of the West Memphis Three

argued that he deserves a new trial

because the foreman on the jury that convicted him was biased.

Innocence Project Virginia exoneree Marvin Anderson

tells the story of his wrongful conviction to others who have been falsely accused

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