They’re sitting in prisons around the country right now — people who were wrongly imprisoned for crimes they did not commit. In Virginia, the state’s Innocence Commission reviewed eleven cases of people who had been wrongly imprisoned. Join Kojo as we look at the commission’s findings and how the legal community should proceed in evaluating its own mistakes.


  • Jon Gould Professor and director of the Center for Justice, Law and Society at George Mason University and chair of the Innocence Commission for Virginia, and author of "Innocence Commission: Preventing Wrongful Convictions and Restoring the Criminal Justice System" (NYU Press).

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