NYLJ - Hatchett was represented pro bono by Seema Saifee, a staff attorney at the Innocence Project, Barry Scheck, co-director of the organization, and James Brochin, a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.
The Daily Beast - In fact, the DA’s office was so hell-bent on keeping Wright in prison that it fought to prevent DNA testing from even taking place originally. It took attorneys from the Innocence Project at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York nine years of legal wrangling (all the way up to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court) to get prosecutors to drop their objections.
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.