Innocence Blog

Highlights of Wrongful Conviction Reporting

Posted: March 28, 2013 4:25 pm

The recent high-profile exoneration of David Ranta in Brooklyn has brought attention to other national coverage of wrongful convictions. A new ProPublica article highlights the best reporting on these cases, including coverage of several Innocence Project cases. Dating back as early as 1990 up until this month, the ProPublica piece hails more than a dozen stories on subjects ranging from case flaws, DNA evidence and life after exoneration.
Among the highlights are The Washington Post for its coverage of Damon Thibodeaux, The New Yorker for its coverage of Cameron Todd Willingham and Texas Monthly for its coverage of Michael Morton.
Read the full article for the rest.

Tags: Texas, Damon Thibodeaux, Michael Morton, Cameron Todd Willingham