DNA evidence has helped free thousands of wrongly incarcerated individuals, but faulty eyewitness accounts and a lack of genetic evidence leave many innocent people behind bars.A criminal attorney describes how she helped free a woman wrongly imprisoned for almost three decades.


  • Abbe Smith Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Clinic and E. Barrett Prettyman Fellowship program at Georgetown University and author of "Understanding Lawyers' Ethics" (with Monroe Freedman).

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