Study Logs 2,000 Wrongful Convictions

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 48•21 May 21, 2012

A new database assembled by two universities has identified more than 2,000 wrongful convictions overturned in the last 23 years, at an average of 11 years each. What do you think?

  • “OK, but how come we never hear about the guys that didn’t commit crimes that we didn’t lock up?”

    Jay Wilson –
    Car Cooper

  • “I'm glad those who were wrongfully sent to prison will finally have their story told in some college's database nobody will ever look at.”

    Audrey Leach –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Before you go getting any romantic ideas in your head: I killed those people, and I'd do it again.”

    Andy Borgenicht –
    Convict

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