Writing for the Japan Times,
, who was recently freed after spending 15 years in Japanese prison for a crime he did not commit, points out
in the Japanese criminal justice system—all of which could potentially lead to wrongful convictions.
Thirty-two years after the fact, an Australian coroner has
that a dingo was responsible for the 1980 death of Azaria Chamberlain-Creighton. Azaria’s parents had previously been convicted and then exonerated for the crime.
Mark Edward Grant’s lawyers hope to introduce
alleging bad science in his conviction for murder in a high-profile 1984 death of a fourteen-year-old in Winnipeg, Canada.