Posted: Feb 05, 2016 04:15 PM
Momentum continues to build around the campaign to pass a state law that would combat the top two contributors to wrongful conviction – false confession and eyewitness misidentification – by requiring police throughout New York State to record interrogations and implement eyewitness identification reform.
Posted: Feb 05, 2016 02:55 PM
Coldplay frontman Chris Martin to join organization’s Artists’ Committee as an Innocence Ambassador.
Posted: Feb 04, 2016 05:10 PM
The Innocence Project is continuing to work with the Minnesota Innocence Project to exonerate Billy Glaze, who spent 25 years for the murders of three Native American women before his death in 2015.
In 2014, the Innocence Project, the Minnesota Innocence Project and the law firm of Dorsey & Whitney uncovered DNA evidence from two of the crime scenes which excluded Glaze and matched to a convicted rapist. Glaze’s legal team filed a motion for a new trial based in part on the new DNA evidence, but Glaze died before the judge ruled on the motion and prosecutors moved to have the case dismissed, saying a retrial was no longer necessary.
Posted: Feb 03, 2016 05:05 PM
Posted: Feb 03, 2016 04:10 PM
Fernando Bermudez will be taking your questions Thursday, Feb. 4 on our Facebook page. Get started by leaving your questions in the comments below!