Do you want more information about the Oregon Innocence Project and Deschutes County District Attorney investigation that you read about in the Washington Post? See below for link to the Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) podcast featuring an interview with Steve Wax and John Hummel.
“Discovery of dog exonerates Oregon man in criminal case” (Wash Post headline)
“A dead-dog story helped convict a man of child sex abuse. Then the black lab was found alive.” (Another Washington Post headline)
Nation book review: “Why Does Our Justice System Fight So Hard to Keep Innocent People Behind Bars? Mark Godsey was a “prosecutor’s prosecutor” who didn’t think there were any innocent people in prison. Then he began supervising his law school’s Innocence Project, and realized his assumptions were all wrong” by Joshua Holland, in The Nation, January 24, 2018:
“In the criminal-justice system romanticized by Hollywood films, those convicted of crimes are generally guilty. And a protagonist need only prove that someone’s been wrongly imprisoned to get them freed by a judiciary that values truth and justice….
The Oregonian / OregonLive published these two articles:
“Oregon Innocence Project misses mark in notorious murder (OPINION),” by John Foote, March 29, 2016, Clackamas County District Attorney. (Internet Archive copy.)
“Why Oregon Innocence Project has raised questions about notorious murder case (OPINION),” by Steve Wax, April 5, 2016, Legal Director of Oregon Innocence Project, a program of Oregon Justice Resource Center. (Internet Archive copy.)