News 09.04.07

New book examines Duke lacrosse case and prosecutorial misconduct

Until Proven Innocent

, a new book by Stuart Taylor and KC Johnson released today, examines the Duke University lacrosse case, in which three men were identified and charged in a rape, only for all charges to be dropped later due to evidence of their innocence. The prosecutor in the case, Michael Nifong, was disbarred and sentenced to one day in jail for his misconduct in the case.

Until Proven Innocent

covers the Duke case and the broader problem of prosecutorial misconduct. Learn more about the book, and buy it online, at

or read an excerpt on


Co-author Stuart Taylor, a National Journal columnist, appeared on National Public Radio’s Diane Rehm Show on Thursday with Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck and Oregon prosecutor Joshua Marquis.

Listen to the show here


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