Law Professor On Criminal Prosecutions Gone Bad

ConvictingBookWhen DNA evidence began springing people from prison, prosecutors discovered just how unreliable eyewitnesses can be.   Here in Virginia, 13 out of 16 cases of wrongful convictions involved inaccurate identifications.  That led the state to issue model procedures for dealing with witnesses, but after nearly two years, Sandy Hausman reports that very few have put those recommendations into practice.

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