The hidden costs of wrongful capital prosecutions in North Carolina

A very interesting study of 56 wrongful capital prosecutions.

This perhaps sums it up:

The sheriff’s department’s blunder made the news, and the sheriff, who was facing a contentious reelection campaign, had to admit to reporters that he had no suspects.

Do politics and the administration of justice make a good mixture?

The Report | News Report

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