Barry Scheck discusses wrongful convictions on NPR


Innocence Project Co-Director Barry Scheck, author Stuart Taylor and Oregon prosecutor Joshua Marquis joined National Public Radio’s Diane Rehm Show this morning to discuss prosecutorial misconduct and wrongful convictions.

Taylor, a National Journal columnist, is the co-author of a new book, Until Proven Innocent: Political Correctness and the Shameful Injustices of the Duke Lacrosse Rape Case, which is due to be released next week. The group discussed how prosecutorial misconduct and flawed eyewitness identification procedures have led to wrongful convictions that were later overturned with DNA testing.

Listen to the show



Taylor’s book is already generating discussion in the media and on blogs.

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or read a

media roundup

in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Taylor discusses the first 205 people exonerated by DNA evidence in his recent National Journal column,

Innocents In Prison


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