Study: Police Misconduct and Wrongful Convictions

It is a story as old as policing in America… police misconduct leading to wrongful convictions. But a new study just released by the National Registry of Exonerations out of The University of Michigan School of Law,  found there are new facts behind that old story.  We talk about the study and what it means as the nation continues to grapple with the issue of police reform and the relationship between law enforcement and the community.

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Government Misconduct and Convicting the Innocent

Samuel Gross, Co-Founder, National Registry of Exonerations (not pictured)

Justin Hansford, Director, Thurgood Marshall Civil Rights Center at the Howard University School of Law