News 07.22.08

More news from Walter Swift’s visit to Ireland

Detroit exoneree Walter Swift is continuing his tour of Ireland this week, and an article in yesterday's Irish Times by solicitor Niamh Gunn describes how her summer internship at the Innocence Project started a five-year quest to free Swift.

In June 2003 I was handed 15 files to work on for that summer. But from the very start, one file and one name stood out – Walter Swift. So many things about his case didn't add up. Discrepancy after discrepancy emerged.

Read the full story here

. (Irish Times, 07/21/08)

Gunn, Swift and Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck appeared on Irish national television Saturday night.

Watch a video of their interview here


Read more about Swift and Scheck's visit to Ireland here


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