What does society owe a released prisoner? After society locks someone in a cage for seven or ten or fifteen years, how does that person reintegrate into society? Does society owe them anything? After all, they committed a crime, and that time in a cage is the penalty. How does the song go? “Don’t do
The Crime Report, a resource of John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, shared some troubling news of a recent Supreme Court decision. In Turner vs United States, the court reaffirmed by a 6-2 vote a standard set in the 1964 Brady case regarding exculpatory evidence. Exculpatory evidence is evidence favorable to the defendant that
My first and last political post for the 2016 election season. Vote No on Oklahoma State Question 776.
I discuss how bad science sends people to prison, or worse.
An overview of one of the causes of wrongful convictions