Saturday’s Quick Clicks…

  • Ohio Innocence Project wins new trial in Roger Dean Gillispie rape case based on new evidence of alternative suspect.  Decision here
  • DNA frees innocent man, but not in typical way; he was in jail for failure to pay child support and DNA testing proved the child wasn’t his
  • Article about many successes of Innocence Project of Florida
  • Baltimore police department moving toward recorded interrogations
  • Michigan Innocence Clinic case is stalled because, astonishingly, the court has lost all the filings and paperwork in the clinic’s post-conviction murder case
  • Full version of documentary 6,149 Days, the story of the wrongful conviction of Greg Taylor in North Carolina
  • Great Wall Street Journal article on weakness of eyewitness id

3 responses to “Saturday’s Quick Clicks…

  1. Docile Jim Brady – Columbus OH 43209

    Re: State v. Roger Dean Gillispie

    Lovely work Mark , Jim Petro and OIP.

    The victory must be delicious for all ‼

  2. Docile Jim Brady – Columbus OH 43209

    Re Texas & Barry Wallace

    Good to read .

    Kudos to the employer for holding his job .

  3. Interesting article on eyewitness identification. I don’t think there is any way to fix the ‘root cause’ of the problem – it’s just how our brains work. Hopefully we can do an adequate job of mitigating the problem through new identification processes and procedures, and getting juries to understand that eyewitness testimony is not as infallible and condemning as has always been thought.

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