Friday’s Quick Clicks…

  • Canadian exoneration yesterday in arson case
  • Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project has an opening for a staff attorney
  • Video of Rock Center show Wednesday night in U.S. on unreliability of eyewitness identification (written recap of show here)
  • Activists in UK upset that no prosecutors or police officers will be disciplined over a miscarriage of justice in which environmental protestors were wrongly convicted of plotting to break into a power station
  • Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell yesterday signed SB41, which will provide Thomas Haynesworth $1,075,178. From 1984 to 2011, Haynesworth was incarcerated after being wrongly convicted of raping or sexually assaulting three women in the Richmond area. He was sentenced to 70 years, of which he served 27 before the Virginia Court of Appeals exonerated him in December 2011.  Details here and here

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