Lost Rape Kits Discovered in Michigan

The issue of evidence storage and testing recently received a lot of media attention when Wayne County, Michigan, Prosecutor Kym Worthy made a shocking discovery of over 10,000 untested rape kits, some decades old, within a police storage warehouse. In August of 2009,...

Global Innocence Roundup

The majority of our blog entries have focused on stories from the United States.  But there is also a growing international movement, as seen by the international projects who are members of the Innocence Network.  Recently, several interesting wrongful conviction...

60 Minutes Story Calls Chicago the False Confession Capital

Do you think you would you ever confess to a crime if you were innocent?  The majority of people would answer no. Most people cannot imagine confessing to a crime he or she did not commit. However, innocent people falsely confess more often than most would like to...

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