News 03.18.11

Friday Roundup: Prosecutorial Misconduct and Preventing Wrongful Convictions

Nevada assemblywoman

amends

her own eyewitness identification reform bill and points to educating law enforcement.

Wisconsin Governor wants to spend

close to $1 million

to prevent an escalating DNA backlog, despite claims the problem was solved last year.

Pennsylvania Superior Court will allow expert testimony in

false confession case

.

A South Carolina murder conviction is overturned due to

prosecutorial misconduct

, despite evidence suggesting guilt.

Ohio democrats to

introduce legislation

abolishing the state’s death penalty in an effort to ensure the wrongfully convicted don’t face lethal injections.

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