Month: July 2015

Hurry Up and Wait for Justice: The Struggles of Innocent Prisoners

When people hear about wrongfully convicted prisoners, they often ask why these individuals end up spending so much time in prison before they are exonerated.  For the wrongfully convicted, the judicial system has failed twice – once in winning the wrongful conviction, but also in intentionally delaying exoneration for as long as possible. Read more: …

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A high-ranking Obama official just called for the “eradication” of bite mark evidence

This week, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is sponsoring a conference in Arlington, Va., called the “International Symposium on Forensic Science Error Management – Detection, Measurement and Mitigation.” NIST is the government agency that’s attempting to carve out some standards and best practices for the use of forensics in the courtroom. To read …

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This Friday – Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts – Carlos Arzate and the Kind Souls

We hope you can join us this Friday at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts to see Carlos Arzate and the Kind Souls play. As you may know, Carlos Arzate wrote a powerful song about Louis Taylor after Louis’s release and Lesley Hoyt-Croft created an incredibly moving music video using photos and footage from …

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