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Craig Watkins

Our Judicial System: Ignoring Injustice or Colluding in It?

Lorenzo Johnson | Posted 01.18.2016 | Crime
Lorenzo Johnson

Prosecutors have the power to prevent almost all wrongful convictions by seeking the truth, not just a conviction. If the pursuit of justice were the only goal, innocent men and women would not find themselves collateral casualties.

Radley Balko

U.S. Counties Killing The Most People Are Good At Getting Death Penalty, Not So Good At Justice | Radley Balko | Posted 11.19.2013 | Politics

Just 2 percent of counties in America are responsible for more than half the nation's executions, and those same counties have been responsible for a ...

Matt Sledge

Exonerated Man Forms Detective Agency To Free The Wrongfully Convicted | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.13.2013 | Impact

NEW YORK -- Christopher Scott was on the inside for more than 12 years. Sitting on the unit, talking with the other guys, he made a promise: When he w...

Dual Personalities Emerge in Wrongful Conviction Cases

David Protess | Posted 06.09.2013 | Chicago
David Protess

Law enforcement agencies across the country are increasingly reviewing old cases and proudly reporting their mistakes. Prosecutors have launched conviction integrity units in San Jose, Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Lake County (IL), Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Michael McLaughlin

Boxer Is 1 Of 2,000 Exonerated For Crimes They Didn't Commit | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.22.2012 | Crime

Some tales of wrongful conviction are well known, like the case of amateur boxer Dewey Bozella. Bozella was found guilty in 1983 for the murder of ...