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May 21

Justice Denied Issue 67 Is Now Online

Justice Denied Issue 67

Issue 67 of Justice Denied: the magazine for the wrongly convicted is available online. Issue 67 includes the following articles: 21,587 People Exonerated In Massachusetts Due To Fraudulent Crime Lab Testing Annie Dookhan’s Eight Year Rampage Of Faking Scientific Evidence Was Aided By The Legal System Innocents Database Was Started 20 Years Ago, On February …

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May 06

21,587 People Exonerated In Massachusetts Due To Fraudulent Crime Lab Testing

21,587 drug related convictions were vacated by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court on April 19, 2017. The Court also ordered dismissal of the cases. It was by far the most exonerations on a single day in United States history. The prosecution of all the cases relied on a “drug certificate” signed by Annie Dookhan, a …

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Jul 08

Dwayne Jackson Cleared Of Robbery After Discovery The Crime Lab Switched DNA Samples

Dwayne Jackson Cleared Of Robbery After Discovery The Crime Lab Switched DNA Samples

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Jan 25

Louis Mickens-Thomas Released After More Than Four Decades Of Imprisonment

Centurion Ministries is the oldest organization in the United States dedicated to helping secure the exoneration of innocent persons. They have had great success in doing so. In the 31 years since Centurion’s founder and director Jim McCloskey first began working on the case of an innocent person, they have assisted in the exoneration of …

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Jan 21

Business As Usual At North Carolina’s State Crime Lab After Audit Uncovers Culture Of Corruption

Business As Usual At North Carolina’s State Crime Lab After Audit Uncovers Culture Of Corruption

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Oct 02

DNA Contamination Leads To Overturning Breaking And Entering Conviction

DNA Contamination Leads To Overturning Breaking And Entering Conviction

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