It’s Not Just Bad Cops: Prosecutors Run Wild

Suppressing evidence, coddling informants, even outright lying are some of the instances of prosecutorial misconduct that sent away nearly half the 1,621 people convicted for crimes they didn’t commit since 1989, according to the University of Michigan Law School’s National Registry of Exonerations. These are only the cases we know about, and they are surely only a fraction of the wrongly convicted. Even so, the figure is stunning—especially when you consider that 115 of them were people condemned to die.

Read more at:   http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2015/08/08/it-s-not-just-cops-prosecutors-run-wild.html

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