Wednesday’s Quick Clicks…

  • Wake Forest Prof Carol Turowski on the problems in post-conviction innocence cases of the prosecutors squeezing guilty pleas to lesser charges from innocent inmates; the inmates often take the deal even though innocent rather than remain incarcerated while the post-conviction innocence cases works its way through the courts
  • New book by Chicago attorney Ted Grippo on the wrongful convictions and executions of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti
  • The unchecked charging power of the prosecutor
  • Jason Puracal’s family fights to free him from Nicaraguan prison
  • Montana Innocence Project wins evidentiary hearing in attempt to obtain new trial in rape case
  • Woman in Texas attempts to overturn her murder conviction that was based on the notoriously unreliable evidence from a dog-scent lineup

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