Friday Roundup: Police Misconduct, Compensation and Innocence Commissions
North Carolina’s Innocence Inquiry Commission
is looking into several cases of possible wrongful conviction
Richard Lapointe has served 20 years in prison for a murder he has always said he didn’t commit. Initial DNA suggests his innocence, and
he’s seeking further tests that could set him free
The Texas Governor approved
a $1.4 million payment
to Anthony Graves for the 18 years he spent in prison for a crime he did not commit.
The Florida Innocence Commission
issued a report
recommending eyewitness identification standards.
A cold case investigation revealed police misconduct in 1986 murder in Illinois that resulted in two wrongful convictions. A new book, “
Too Politically Sensitive
,” discusses the case.
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