New York Daily News - For a decade, New York has failed to enact reform that would address two leading contributors to wrongful conviction: eyewitness misidentification and false confessions. There have been dire consequences.
The NFC is a concept developed by renowned attorney, Cardozo professor and former NACDL President Barry Scheck, who designed the program to provide defense attorneys with up-to-date forensic science information.
Philadelphia Inquirer - Peter Neufeld, codirector of the Innocence Project at Cardozo School of Law in New York, said the report documents an "epic miscarriage of justice," and urged creating national research and forensic standards "to prevent the exaggeration of results in reports and in testimony by crime lab analysts."
Chicago Tribune - Scheck and Potkin said the evidence against Gonzalez was never solid. Witnesses' identifications have been proven fallible, and some experts regard the type of "show-up" procedure by which the victim identified Gonzalez as unreliable.
MSNBC - Chris Hayes talks with Barry Scheck, co-founder of The Innocence Project about what it takes to get someone exonerated from a wrongful conviction as part of a special show, All In America: The 11th Hour.