Weekly Roundup: Honoring the Exonerated and Reviewing the Justice System
exoneree Darryl Hunt
will receive an
honorary degree from Duke University
in the institution’s springtime commencement.
Two years after the
exoneration of Donald Gates
in Washington, D.C., sparked further examination of similar cases, a
review by the U.S. Attorney’s Office
claims that none of 229 cases that were reviewed had a viable claim of actual innocence.
The Innocence Network UK has called for
an overhaul of the Criminal Cases Review Commission
(CCRC), the independent entity set up to investigate possible miscarriages of justice in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
For more innocence news and updates, follow the Innocence Project on
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