Causes of Wrongful Convictions:
   Faulty Forensics

When mistakes are made in identifying the perpetrator of a crime, wrongful convictions occur and innocent people go to prison.

The interactive graphic above is a joint project between the Innocence Project and Brandon Garrett, author of "Convicting the Innocent." 

Last page update: November 18, 2011

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