Understanding the Causes of Wrongful Convictions

Below, you’ll find an interactive resource courtesy of the Innocence Project in New York about the causes of wrongful convictions:

The Innocence Project has also released a chart on the DNA exonerations that have occurred throughout the nation in which convictions were obtained involving unvalidated or improper forensic testing. Read more about 166 of the first 225 DNA exonerations where these techniques played a role here.