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For testimony by Executive Director Robert Dunham and former Executive Director Richard C. Dieter, please visit our page DPIC Testimony.


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    Sep 18, 2017

    STUDY: Worst Crimes Carry Highest Risk of Bad Evidence, Wrongful Convictions

    Two pro­fes­sors of soci­ol­o­gy and crim­i­nol­o­gy who reviewed more than 1500 cas­es in which con­vict­ed pris­on­ers were lat­er exon­er­at­ed have found a direct rela­tion­ship between the seri­ous­ness of the crime and mis­car­riages of jus­tice: the worst of the …