Monthly Archives: November 2009

Recent Exoneration in False Confession and Eyewitness Misidentification Case

Last week Edwin Chandler was exonerated. Mr. Chandler had served nine years in prison and seven years on parole for crimes that he did not commit. When the case was prosecuted in 1995, the prosecutor said he “had no doubt … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Innocence Project on FOX29 News

The local FOX station, WTXF, asked Marissa to come by and talk about the Fernando Bermudez case, and eyewitness identification cases generally. We’ll try to embed the video, but you can see it here.

Posted in Case Updates, Exoneration, Witness Identifications

New York Judge Declares Murder Defendant “Actually Innocent”

In New York, a trial court took the unprecedented step of dismissing a murder indictment against a man declared “actually innocent.” Supreme Court Justice John Cataldo heard evidence from 4 witnesses who originally identified Fernando Bermudez as the one who … Continue reading

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Chicago Prosecutors–Investigate Innocence, Not Students!

Check out this video with Marissa discussing the Medill Journalism School situation in Chicago, where prosecutors have subpoenaed student grades and files rather than investigate a potential wrongful conviction. more about "Innocence Project: Anthony McKinney Case", posted with vodpod

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