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  • 76-year-old man freed in 1957 killing as exonerations rise

    The Christian Science Monitor - 04/15/2016

    In large part, the trend is driven by prosecutors’ increasing attention to potentially wrongful convictions, including the rise of dedicated Conviction Integrity Units within district attorneys’ offices.

    “Most prosecutors want to do the right thing… It’s not in the interest of prosecutors and society to have an innocent person in prison, because it also means a guilty person is free,” Daniel Medwed, a professor at Northeastern University School of Law, told the Monitor in February.

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