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Exculpatory Evidence

The Giuca Case, and the Prosecutor's Willful Blindness to the Truth

Bennett L. Gershman | Posted 12.10.2016 | Crime
Bennett L. Gershman

It was a sensational New York murder trial - the Grid Kid Slaying - in which two young men, John Giuca and Antonio Russo, alleged members of a Brookl...

Why Do Prosecutors Fight to Maintain Wrongful Convictions?

Lorenzo Johnson | Posted 06.23.2016 | Crime
Lorenzo Johnson

When it comes to our criminal justice system, prosecutor and police misconduct remains the elephant in the courtroom. Sometimes it is spoken about, but rarely is any action taken.

Radley Balko

Landmark Case Turns 50 -- But Defense Attorneys Aren't Celebrating | Radley Balko | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

One of the Supreme Court's most celebrated criminal procedure decisions turns 50 years old Monday. By a 7-2 vote, the Court ruled in the 1963 case Bra...

Trial by Newspaper

Bianca Jagger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bianca Jagger

A mighty mountain of innuendos has been made to cast Julian Assange as some kind of rapist. As a women's rights advocate, I condemn and abhor rape, but Assange is innocent until proven guilty.

The Devastating Consequences of Prosecutorial Misconduct

John Terzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Terzano

Tim Masters was fifteen years old at the time of his alleged crime, and was not convicted until 12 years later. He languished in prison for almost ten years, and spent half his life trying to prove his innocence.