Friday, August 26, 2011
Jennifer Mnookin has this piece in the L.A. Times, posed at Statesman.com. In part:
So what produces wrongful convictions? At least three of the often-seen causes were present here: dubious forensic science evidence, false confessions, and evidence from unreliable jailhouse informants who often have a strong incentive to tell law enforcers what they want to hear.
Hat tip: Claudio Giusti.