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Study shows women face challenges on road to exoneration Innocence Project

10.6.16

Study shows women face challenges on road to exoneration Innocence Project: More than 30 percent of exonerated women have had false or misleading evidence play a role in their wrongful convictions while two-thirds were wrongfully convicted for crimes that never even occurred. These are the sobering statistics revealed by journalist Alison Flowers in a Time magazine article that tackles head-on some of the challenges faced by women accused and convicted of crimes they didn’t commit.

What is especially astounding about Flowers’ investigation, which is based on a new analysis by the Women’s Project at the Center on Wrongful Convictions, is that it sheds special light on the particularities that differentiate the wrongful convictions of women from those of men, including the rates in which DNA evidence has been used to achieve exoneration.


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