News 09.02.08

New innocence clinic takes root at UNLV

After learning about the exoneration of Ronald Cotton in North Carolina, University of Nevada Las Vegas law student Lucy Flores pushed the school to create an innocence clinic, where students could work to overturn wrongful convictions. This year, she got her wish.

The new innocence clinic at UNLV’s Boyd Law School recently opened its doors, with students reviewing six cases of possible wrongful conviction. The group is working closely with Utah’s Rocky Mountain Innocence Center to identify and investigate the cases.

"The fact is there are a lot of innocent people in prison," Flores said.

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. (Las Vegas Review-Journal, 09/02/08)

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