Special Units Aimed at Correcting False Convictions Catching On
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 927 , Segment 1
Episode: Conviction Integrity, Wayback Machine, Economics of College Sports
- Oct 23, 2018 11:00 pm
- 18:44 mins
Guest: Sim Gill, District Attorney for Salt Lake County In 2017, 139 people in the US were exonerated of crimes ranging from murder to non-violent drug offenses. Nearly a third of those exonerations came through the efforts of Conviction Integrity Units, which are a new trend in the justice system. Across the country district attorneys and top prosecutors are establishing these units to identify and correct false convictions.