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Its decades-long commitment to upholding convictions—even those marred by police or prosecutorial misconduct—has left Missourians languishing in prison for years.
As COVID-19 deaths mount in Michigan prisons, the review of questionable convictions has slowed, leaving prisoners vulnerable to the disease.
Aaron Miguel Cantú
Attorneys say the prosecution’s theory of the murder case was ‘concocted out of whole cloth’ and based on ‘outdated racial stereotyping.’
Critics say there may be systemic problems with how the unit is run within the Los Angeles County DA’s office.
Mistaken identifications have been involved in nearly 70 percent of post-conviction exonerations based on DNA evidence.