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Mississippi Innocence Project

Added Heat In Mississippi's Long-Simmering Forensics Scandal

Radley Balko | Posted 08.17.2013 | Politics

In January, I wrote a long feature on the Belzoni, Mississippi murder of Kathy Mabry, and how the 15-year-old crime casts light on the 20-year forensi...

Court Reverses Murder Conviction Tainted By Controversial Medical Examiner

Radley Balko | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

The Mississippi Supreme Court has thrown out the testimony of the prolific and controversial medical examiner Steven Hayne and ordered a new trial for...

Radley Balko

Timeline Of The Steven Hayne-Michael West Era In Mississippi | Radley Balko | Posted 01.17.2013 | Politics

Steven Hayne and Michael West have been serving as expert witnesses in the courtrooms of Mississippi (and to a lesser degree, Louisiana) for more than...

The New York Times Looks At Steven Hayne

Radley Balko | Posted 03.10.2013 | Politics

I've been reporting on the unfolding criminal justice disaster in Mississippi involving Steven Hayne and Michael West for several years now, including...