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September, 2014 - Wrongful Convictions

In this podcast, Jennifer Thompson, the crime victim from the Ronald Cotton case in North Carolina, who misidentified the perpetrator of her rape; and Meg Morrow, attorney advisor, U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime discuss the impacts of wrongful convictions on survivors, victims of crime, and law enforcement.  Read More...

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September, 2014 - DNA Exoneration and False Confessions

In this podcast, Mr. Eddie Lowery discusses a DNA exoneration case that was based on a false confession. The second part is with Dr. Saul Kassin, who explains the counterintuitive false confession phenomenon. Saul Kassin is a distinguished professor of psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice and Massachusetts Professor of Psychology at Williams College. Read More...

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September, 2014 - Police Reforms to Prevent Wrongful Convictions

In this podcast, Chief William G. Brooks III, with the Norwood Police Department in Norwood, Massachusetts, and Major Mike Smathers with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department in Charlotte, North Carolina discuss endorsing and implementing key police reforms to prevent wrongful convictions. Read More...

Photo: Marvin Anderson and Dr. Jennifer Dysart

September, 2014 - Eyewitness Misidentification: How it Happens and the Impact on the Innocent

In this podcast, Marvin Anderson will discuss his DNA exoneration case. The second part is with Dr. Jennifer Dysart focusing on practical information for law enforcement.  Read More...

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August, 2014 - Law Enforcement Strategies for Addressing Domestic Violence

In this podcast, Rachel Braunstein, an attorney at Her Justice, discusses the topic of domestic violence to provide helpful tips, strategies, and tools for law enforcement. Read More...


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