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Tag Archives: Innocence Project

Sterling settlement OK’d

The Monroe County Legislature on May 14 authorized a $7,055,000 settlement in a lawsuit filed against the county by Frank Sterling, who was exonerated in 2010 after he was wrongfully convicted of murder. Sterling was convicted in 1992 of killing ...

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Congress seeks to improve forensic science testing

National standards for forensic laboratories are useless unless research is done to validate the science, the head of the Innocence Project told the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Wednesday. Peter Neufeld, co-founder and co-director of the Innocence Project, was ...

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Legal experts discuss wrongful convictions

The only person who benefits when someone is wrongfully convicted of a crime is the real perpetrator. Now that the Innocence Project has helped exonerate wrongfully convicted people, Peter Neufeld, its co-founder and co-director, said it is also working to ...

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Innocence Project speaker coming to town

Peter Neufeld, co-founder and co-director of The Innocence Project, will address the Judicial Process Commission April 20 at its 40th anniversary luncheon. The event is at 11:30 a.m. at Temple B’rith Kodesh’s new location, 2131 Elmwood Ave. The program includes ...

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Bar Association, Innocence Project tout DNA bank

ALBANY — The state Bar Association and leaders of the Innocence Project are pushing for expansion of New York’s DNA database. They’re holding a news conference Monday afternoon in Albany, along with men cleared of crimes by DNA evidence. Pending ...

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