How DNA Freed This Inmate After 37 Years http://testu.be/1OmLt91
Studies estimate that thousands of U.S. prisoners are wrongfully incarcerated. So, why are so many innocent people convicted of crimes?
DNA Exonerations Nationwide
“There have been 330 post-conviction DNA exonerations in the United States.”
The Problem with Eyewitness Testimony a talk by Barbara Tversky, Professor of Psychology and George Fisher, Professor of Law
“In a presentation sponsored by the Stanford Journal of Legal Studies, George Fisher placed Barbara Tversky’s research on memory fallibility into the context of police investigations and jury verdicts, discussing the relevance of such research to our system of justice.”
Why some faces won’t be remembered: brain potentials illuminate successful versus unsuccessful encoding for same-race and other-race faces
“Memory is often less accurate for faces from another racial group than for faces from one’s own racial group.”
Wisconsin Innocence Project
“Each year the Wisconsin Innocence Project and other members of the Innocence Network learn more about the causes of wrongful convictions.”
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