Exoneree Jeff Deskovic on Rash of Recent Exonerations
Innocence Project client, Jeff Deskovic, who was exonerated in 2006 after serving more than 15 years for a rape and murder DNA evidence proved he didn’t commit, published a piece in The Huffington Post Tuesday on the staggering number of recent exonerations and the causes of these recent wrongful convictions, including faulty forensic science, prosecutorial misconduct and rogue law enforcement.
Deskovic also details some of the successes of the new foundation he established to help exonerate the wrongfully convicted, educate the public on the causes of wrongful conviction and the reforms needed to prevent them and to help exonerated individuals adjust to society upon release.
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