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More than 150 friends and supporters joined Det. John Curcio, 2014 Frank Lee Smith Innocence Award receipient, and three Florida DNA exonerees for an evening of comedy benefitting IPF. See highlights here.
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Recent Blog Posts
Wrongful Convictions Around the World
March 2nd, 2015
Some causes of wrongful convictions are intertwined with weaknesses specific to the American criminal justice system. However, wrongful convictions are certainly not unique to the USA. Problems like mistaken eyewitness identifications are symptoms of a normal human memory, and thus […]
Innocent Man Gains Freedom After Nearly 30 Years of False Conviction
February 19th, 2015
Christopher Abernathy, 48, claimed his freedom one more time after the Cook County State’s Attorney lifted his life sentence. The last year DNA test had excluded Abernathy from previous DNA evidence obtained many years ago. He was 18 when he […]
Thirteen Exonerees Already This Year: The Registry Keeps Count
February 11th, 2015
We are just barely in to 2015, but this year’s exoneration count is already going strong. Filtering by year through the National Registry of Exonerations website, we can see that as of February 11, 2015, 13 people have been exonerated […]
Can Our Criminal Justice System Accurately Detect Lies?
February 9th, 2015
The ability to accurately assess the veracity of statements is an important component of the criminal justice system. We depend on police officers to determine if a suspect is lying or telling the truth; we depend on juries to determine […]
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