Friday Roundup: False Confessions and Flawed Forensics
Two New Orleans men who were wrongfully convicted in 1976
will finally receive compensation
District Attorneys in North Carolina don’t want
false confession cases
reviewed by the state’s Innocence Commission.
Another lawsuit is being filed against former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge by a man who claims he falsely confessed to murder after being
A former Wisconsin policeman maintains his innocence in
fatal arson case
as expert questions flawed forensics.
A Kansas City judge ordered post-conviction DNA testing on evidence from a 1987 sodomy case that hinged on
hairs found in the victim’s underwear
resembling that of the accused.
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