Wrongful Convictions

About wrongful convictions

About wrongful convictions

The Palladium case illustrates how wrongful convictions can and do happen. In this video from Dateline NBC, one of the...

Manhattan prosecutor helped defense to win Palladium murders post-conviction hearing

Manhattan prosecutor helped defense to win Palladium murders post-conviction hearing

After two men were convicted by a jury of a 1990 murder at the Palladium nightclub in New York, new...

Should prosecutors be criminally liable for intentional misconduct?

Should prosecutors be criminally liable for intentional misconduct?

Ed Lavendera at CNN tells the story of James Woodard, who was wrongfully convicted in Dallas, Texas, and served 27...

Bite mark database?

Bite mark database?

Bite mark “evidence” has sent numerous innocent persons to prison, and even death row. It has been debunked over and...

Proposed bill would permit DNA samples to be taken before conviction

Proposed bill would permit DNA samples to be taken before conviction

A bill is floating around in the state legislature would permit South Carolina to take DNA samples from anyone charged...

USSCT will hear prosecutorial immunity case

USSCT will hear prosecutorial immunity case

The United States Supreme Court will decide Goldstein v. Van de Kamp, et. al., to determine whether top officials in...

DNA testing bill update

DNA testing bill update

The DNA testing bill has passed the Senate, but must still be approved by the House. From myrtle beach online:...

Post-Conviction DNA Testing Procedures Act waiting for Senate approval in South Carolina

Post-Conviction DNA Testing Procedures Act waiting for Senate approval in South Carolina

The Post-Conviction DNA Testing Procedure Act would allow access to evidence and the right to apply for DNA testing in...