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Brooklyn D.A. Determined to Overturn Wrongful Convictions

Brooklyn D.A. Determined to Overturn Wrongful Convictions

by Carla Murphy on January 7 2015, 5:33PM

11 wrongful convictions named in less than a year

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

50 Percent of Those Exonerated in National Registry are Black

50 Percent of Those Exonerated in National Registry are Black

by Jorge Rivas on May 22 2012, 11:15AM

The University of the Michigan Law School and the Center on Wrongful Convictions at Northwestern University School of Law have partnered to launch a National Registry of Exonerations that keeps an up to date list of all known exonerations in the United States since 1989.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Englewood 5 Released After Confessions Proven to be Coerced

Englewood 5 Released After Confessions Proven to be Coerced

by Jorge Rivas on November 17 2011, 4:45PM

Five Chicago black men were released from prison yesterday after lawyers and DNA evidence proved the men were forced to make false confessions.

Topics: Criminal Justice

Convictions Overturned for Three Wrongfully Accused Men in Dixmoor Five Case

Convictions Overturned for Three Wrongfully Accused Men in Dixmoor Five Case

by Jorge Rivas on November 4 2011, 1:20PM

The case brings shines a critical light on how cops interrogate teens in high-profile criminal investigations.

Topics: Criminal Justice

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