Monday’s Quick Clicks…

  •  Worried about wrongful convictions, High Court in Bombay, India rules that a conviction cannot be based solely on a dying declaration
  • Federal judge criticizes a prosecutor for his role in a wrongful conviction case
  • Honoring the role of defense attorneys in New Zealand
  • Video of John Montgomery’s family thanking the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project
  • Exoneree Jerry Hobbs’ lawsuit against Chicago area prosecutor continues to move forward
  • State Rep. Jamilah Nasheed urges Missouri AG to drop appeal of exoneration of George Allen
  • Discussion of recent symposium on false confessions held at Temple Law School and sponsored by the Pennsylvania Innocence Project
  • Erie County, New York District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III is looking into the possibility that a man who pleaded guilty six years ago to a double murder on Buffalo’s West Side was wrongfully convicted.  Sedita said he became aware of the possibility about a week ago, when he learned that federal authorities were charging three other men with the murders of Nelson and Miguel Camacho in 2004.  Josue D. Ortiz, the man originally convicted in the killings, has spent the past six years in prison.

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